As the weather warms up and we welcome the First Day of Spring, it should come as no surprise that blooming flowers and thriving plant life will follow. An increase in sunshine and the presence of plants has been known to boost mood and productivity in both work and home environments.
Are you interested in getting a houseplant for your apartment? If so, you might be afraid that a lack of proper lighting or other factors would make a plant too difficult to keep alive. Have no fear, we are here to share information with you about low maintenance apartment plants that are hard to kill.
Snake Plant (Sansevieria Trifasciata)
Snake plants (also known as viper’s bowstring hemp plants) have a vertically sculptural appearance with gentle hues of green and yellow. Snake plants are incredibly easy to care for since they thrive on low levels of light and irregular watering. In the winter months, you only have to water this plant once about every two months! Be sure not to overwater them.
Spider Plant (Chlorophytum Comosum)
Spider plants (also known as spider ivy and ribbon plant) grow up and outward and are mostly green in color. Spider plants are easy to care for in your apartment because they thrive on indirect light and can handle root crowding well. They tend to enjoy cooler temperatures, so won’t be negatively impacted by your air conditioning setting in the hotter months.
ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia)
The ZZ plant grows vertically featuring shiny leaves rich in green color. Iti known for its ability to thrive beautifully for months regardless of neglect. It is commonly confused for a fake plant in commercial settings! ZZ plants thrive on low levels of light and irregular watering. For the most part, leaving this plant alone will be enough to keep it alive. Only water this plant if you notice the soil has completely dried out.
Peace Lily Plant and Pet Safety
As you are perusing the web for more information about apartment plants that are hard to kill, you may notice the Peace Lily plant listed in your findings. If you have an animal, we urge you to keep Peace Lily plants out of your apartment or home. While beautiful, the Peace Lily plant is toxic to dogs and cats. Learn more here.
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