Indoor plants should be beautiful and aesthetically pleasing. The best indoor plants should be able to survive in low light, a dry environment, and poor lighting. Choosing the right plant for your home can be difficult depending on your aesthetic and the amount of time you are willing to dedicate to it. You will need to consider how much light your indoor plants receive. Many plants require direct light, so placing them in a sunny window will not be ideal. Others need indirect light, such as grow lights. If you cannot get indirect light, a low-light plant can be placed in a shady spot. If you can’t afford to invest in a plant that needs constant light, there are a few easy ways to give it the proper care.
So, let’s get into the best Indoor winter plants for your home and how to care for each unique plant.
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera has historically been used as a remedy for soothing sunburns and most recently made an appearance in drinks and waters in many health stores for its
natural benefits. The large succulent is a common houseplant and when given ample light throughout the year, aloes flower profusely in winter. To thrive, they’ll need well-drained, coarse soil and bright light.
2. Moth Orchid
These types of Orchids are often grown inside as potted plants and are probably the most recognizable orchids around. For these to thrive, you’ll need to give them filtered light (not direct sunlight) with average soil moisture. They’ll bloom for months with little more maintenance!
3. Corn Plant
Taking care of the Corn Plant is easy. To make this indoor plant thrive, just keep it away from drafts and direct sun, which might scorch the leaves. You’ll know you are overwatering if your Corn Plant’s leaves begin to get droopy and yellow.
4. Snake Plant
The snake plant is probably the most tolerant of all indoor house plants. This plant can thrive in full sun or partial shade, prefers dry air, AND rarely needs to be re-potting. This is the ideal indoor winter plant for newbies!
5. Jade Plant
These cute little plants are versatile for your home or office, and are considered to be symbols of good luck! The important thing with these plants is to never let them get too dry or too wet as this can cause root rot. The Jade Plant tolerates room temperatures and thrives with indirect sunlight.
6. Rubber Tree
This low-maintenance indoor plant is easy to grow and blooms into a two-and-a-half-meter tall tree! For Rubber Tree’s to thrive it’s important that you allow the surface of the tree’s soil to dry out between watering. It needs medium to bright lighting and temperatures of 15 to 26 degrees.