Houseplants are a great way to bring life and beauty to your home. If you’re new to plant parenting or simply looking for low-maintenance options, here are five easy houseplants that thrive with minimal effort.

Snake Plant

With its striking sword-shaped leaves, the snake plant (Sansevieria) tops the list of easy-to-care-for houseplants. It can tolerate low light conditions and irregular watering, making it perfect for busy individuals.


Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) is a versatile trailing vine that adds a touch of elegance to any room. It thrives in various light conditions, from bright indirect light to low light corners. Pothos requires minimal watering and can even withstand occasional neglect. Its heart-shaped leaves come in different shades of green, adding visual interest to your space.

ZZ Plant

The ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is a tough plant that can handle neglect like a champ. It can thrive in both low light and bright indirect light settings. The ZZ plant has glossy, dark green leaves that can tolerate irregular watering and long periods of drought. This resilient beauty is perfect for those who often forget to water their plants.

Spider Plants

Spider plants (Chlorophytum comosum) are known for their graceful arching leaves adorned with white stripes. They thrive in bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions as well. Spider plants prefer evenly moist soil but can handle occasional drying out.

Jade Plant

The jade plant (Crassula ovata) is a popular succulent that’s extremely easy to care for. Its thick, fleshy leaves retain water, allowing the plant to withstand periods of drought. Jade plants prefer bright light but can tolerate lower light conditions. They require infrequent watering, making them ideal for forgetful plant owners.
These top five easy houseplants are great choices for beginners or anyone seeking low-maintenance green companions. They can thrive with minimal attention and still provide the benefits of a greener living space. Remember to observe your plants and adjust their care based on their specific needs.
Happy gardening!

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Article was originally written and published by Kaylum Keet for Bona.
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