Create your own staycation with these lush tropical houseplants.
Our love for tropical houseplants chooses no season. Yes, it’s one of our most favorite indoor plants because it can survive any climate, even in this freezing weather. Winter? We don’t know her. Most tropical plants are low maintenance and can survive any season indoors since climate-controlled environment more or less resemble their original habitat. Of course, you’ll still encounter challenges in growing tropical houseplants, such as humidity and water, but you can easily learn all of these.
One of the reasons why we love tropical houseplants is they can transform a space instantly. So if you want to create summer jungle vibes in your home, here are the best tropical plants that will thrive indoors.
One of the tropical houseplants that’s taking over Instagram is the elephant ear. It resembles elephant ears with its large, arrow-shaped leaves with silver stripes. Elephant ear thrives under filtered sun and moist soil. Be careful if you have kids and pets since this plant is poisonous.
Bright and beautiful. These are the words to describe anthurium. It’s a bit challenging to grow anthuriums but rewarding. It’s best to plant them in loose potting soil and keep the soil moist but avoid overwatering. Anthuriums thrive under bright, indirect sunlight.
Bird of Paradise
Of course, the bird of paradise is one of the most popular tropical houseplants because of its distinctive flowers that resembles a bird’s head and beak. Bird of paradise may look intimidating because of its appearance, but it’s one of the easiest houseplants to keep alive. It can grow up to 6 feet tall if you provide it with bright, indirect sunlight and moist soil.
Bromeliad is another low maintenance tropical houseplant that’s best planted in fast-draining potting soil. Provide it with bright, indirect light and water weekly.
Dumb cane is one of the surprising tropical houseplants because most plat enthusiasts aren’t aware that they’re tropical houseplants. Dumb cane thrives under bright light. Water it twice a week.
Ficus might be a bit challenging houseplant because it’s pretty fussy. It drops leaves in drafty, cold conditions and whenever you move it to different places. So make sure to choose a warm place where it can get bright, indirect light, and leave it there. Allow the soil to dry out before watering.
One of the easiest tropical houseplants to grow is the kentia palm. It’s the perfect plant to fill an empty corner. Plant your kentia palm in a fast-draining potting mix. Provide it with filtered light and allow the soil to dry out before watering.
The peace lily is one of our favorite tropical houseplants because it’s a hardy plant that can thrive a bit of neglect. It’s also perfect for space with low light. Plus, it’s drought-tolerant too! However, if you want your peace lily to grow well and to bloom, provide medium, indirect light and keep the soil moist.
Philodendron is a perfect plant for beginners and busy plant owners since it’s one of the indoor plants that’s impossible to die, except for overwatering. Provide bright, indirect light and water and mist frequently during spring and summer.
Known for its broad, glossy leaves that resemble an umbrella. Umbrella plant needs a high humid environment to thrive, so it’s best to mist it regularly. Provide bright, indirect light and water weekly.
Orchids are one of the most beautiful tropical houseplants that can add beauty and color to your space. It thrives in a humid environment, so mist it regularly or place it on a pebble tray. Provide it with bright, indirect light and water once a week.
Add these tropical houseplants into your space for summer vibes forever! Check out our Plant Care blog to learn more about different houseplants and tips on how to keep your plants alive and healthy.
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