Who does not love greenery? Don’t you too aspire for a nice garden or at least a lush corner in your balcony, but alas, don’t have time to maintain it? Well, fret no more as we have just the perfect solution for you.
We often bring home plants only to find them wither away after a few months, maybe due to the busy schedule and lack of care or sometimes due to over-watering and improper sunlight. Well, Ourtitbits has come up with a list of low-maintenance hard to kill houseplants, whether you have a green thumb or not:
- Aloe Vera:
This amazing medicinal plant requires watering only once in every two to three weeks. Not only this plant looks beautiful in a corner in the balcony or even indoors, the gel from its leaves have a soothing and glowing effect on the skin.
Added Benefit: The gel from this plant is an excellent hair conditioner that promotes hair growth.
- Snake Plant:
Another very amazing plant, snake plant, also known as sansevieria, does not mind to be ignored for a long time. The plant is perfect for vacationers and can go for weeks without watering.
Added Benefit: This plant is a perfect natural air-filter and also keeps away mosquitoes.
- Rubber Plant:
Ficus elastica robusta, better known as rubber plant, likes to remain dry in between infrequent watering. The plant is quite sturdy as well as an eye-candy- be it indoors or outdoors.
Added Benefit: The leaves of this plant absorb airborne chemicals and break them down, rendering them harmless.
- Jade Plant:
Also known as friendship plant, this fascinating succulent plant is undoubtedly one of the best hard to kill houseplants that love to thrive on its own. The plant takes up various shapes as it grows often giving an illusion of a bonsai, owing to its thick tree-like branches.
Added Benefit: Jade plant provides positive mental health by nourishing the chi, as per Feng Shui.
- Spider Plant:
This plant is another popular choice among nature enthusiasts. The plant requires minimal care and thrives easily throughout the year.
Added Benefit: Spider plant keeps sprouting small ‘pups,’ which can be rooted to get a new plant.
Expert Input was given by Aakriti Planters.