Easy to Grow Houseplants

 

 

 

 

Jade plant

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Jade plants require a normal watering when the soil is dry in the summer, and very little watering in the winter. Overwatering will cause them to lose their leaves. They will grow in full sun to light shade. The jade plant benefits from pruning, which should be done in the spring. The jade plant lends itself easily to the bonsai form and is popular as an indoor bonsai. They produce small white or pink star-like flowers in early spring

 

video on how to care for jade plants

 

mother-in-law's tongue or snake plant

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It is popular as a houseplant as it is tolerant of low light levels and irregular watering; during winter it needs only one watering every couple of months. It will rot easily if overwatered.It improves indoor air quality by removing toxins such as nitrogen oxide and formaldehyde.

 

video on how to care for mother-in-law plants

cast iron plant or Aspidistra elatior

 

 

 

cast iron plants for sale 

Aspidistra elatior is well-known in cultivation and has a reputation for withstanding neglect, giving rise to its common name of Cast-iron Plant. It is tolerant of low light, low humidity, temperature fluctuation and irregular watering.It is best situated in a position away from direct sun to avoid leaf bleaching.

How to care for cast iron plants

rubber plant or Ficus elastica

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Rubber Fig is native of Asia.  This ficus can measure up to 10 m high in nature.  It doesn’t grow that tall in pot.The normal temperature of a house suits it year-long. This ficus will not survive temperatures below 15°.  This ficus appreciates a good source of light with no direct sun all year. It can live under shade, but it will definitely grow better and faster with good light.  Sunlight is essential for the leaves to keep their beautiful dark green colour.  

African violet or Saintpaulia

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The african violet is a  perennial flowering plant

 

video how to care African violets

Polka-Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya)

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 This is  a plant used commonly as a houseplant but can also be grown outside as an annual plant. It is a herbaceous plant. The most common type is the pink leaves with green spots. It is a shade lover that is grown for its foliage rather than flower. As the common name suggests, its leaves are spotted with pink dots. Foliage colors range from ivory to green to shades of pink  .

 

 

 

 

 

 

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