Here are our six top suggestions for those of you who want a touch of green at home or in the office, without the need to pay too much attention to the little green fellows.
Whether it’s the busy schedule, the lack of sunlight in the living or working space, or you’re simply not interested in having a big commitment with the new gained botanical buddies, there is still a way to have some green inside. If you love plants, but don’t have the time to take care of them, we have the perfect solution for you – six very easy-going species that you can have at home without worrying too much about them:
Also known as mother-in-law’s tongue, devil’s tongue, jinn’s tongue, bow string hemp, snake plant and snake tongue. If you have the habit of forgetting to water your plants, this is a very good option as this species likes little water only. In addition, it does not ask for much sunlight, which makes it an ideal choice for those who live in a small apartment.
This tropical perennial plant native to eastern Africa, from Kenya south to northeastern South Africa, also better known as Zanzibar Gem grows horizontally and doesn’t require plenty of natural light, meaning they are ideal for windowless corners. They look even better in dry environments, so they’re fine with living in areas experience much dry heat during summer months.
Ideal candidate for tall shelves or hangers as it has very beautiful hanging foliage. You only need water this plant once a week and it prefers indirect lighting conditions.
The Peperomia, or Radiator Plant, is perfect if you also have pets at your home as they are not toxic so they will be do no harm to gluttonous four-legged housemates when being eaten. With a wide variety to choose from it should be pretty easy to find the right candidate for you. Watering once a week is absolutely sufficient for this species.
The so-called Swiss cheese plant is a species of flowering plant native to tropical forests of southern Mexico, south to Panama. The large and sculptural leaves of this plant will leave your house much greener and full of character. Although in general not being needy, they do need direct sunlight, so be sure to position it close to a window.
Being the most robust and easy to care for tree among the popular Bonsai species, it’s the perfect addition to your home or office. It’s totally fine with moderate watering and good light (but not direct sunlight), making it a truly hard to kill candidate. The only important thing would be to mist it once a day with water as it likes its leaves moist. You can find a beautiful example in a very stylish “easy care” pot in our shop HERE!