7 best houseplants


What are the best houseplants for your apartment?

Having some plants in your apartment comes with a multitude of benefits. It is known to reduce airborne toxins, increase productivity and lower stress-levels. However when considering taking a plant roommate it’s best to choose a low maintenance and hard to kill green companion.

1. Cactus

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No surprise here. For a Cactus to survive it only needs some light, warmth and a bit of water (once a month). They come into many shapes and sizes so it should not be too difficult to find a cactus you like!

2. Orchid

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The Orchid is one of the most beautiful flowering indoor plant; blooms pop up a couple times a year. However, it needs a lot of light, water and attention.

3. Snake Plant

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The Snake plan is without a doubt the most tolerant houseplant. These plants can be neglected for weeks at a time yet they still look fresh. To take care of them put them in indirect sunlight and don’t water them too much.

4. Pepperomia

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Place this plant in bright filtered light. Only water when the surface of the soil is dry to the touch. Feed monthly with a balanced liquid fertiliser. This plant is great for pet-owners as most varieties are non-toxic to pets.

5. Aloe

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The Aloe vera plant is known for being used in a lot of remedies and healthy recipes. Like the cactus, Aloe vera houseplants need very little water. Aloe vera plants need bright light, so they do best in south- or west-facing windows.

6. Jade

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Jade plant care is easy and simple. Many people enjoy growing jade plants in their homes and offices, and they are often considered to be symbols of good luck. They only need light, a little a amount of fertiliser and water! Be careful to never let it dry out completely.

7. Bromeliad

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This tropical looking plant is really popular. It is one of the rare houseplants that flowers. Only need some light and water when you notice its soil is dry.


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