Top 12 Fast Growing Indoor Plants to Fill Your Home

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Are you an impatient indoor gardener? Don’t worry ’cause you’re not alone. Add these fast growing indoor plants to make your jungalow eye-catching in just a couple of weeks.

Indoor plants are a great option to breath life to your space. Plus, there are lots of plant options for different plant personality types, such as for beginners, busy plant owners, and of course, the impatient gardeners. We understand that you don’t want to wait forever because we’re completely the same. Browse our fast growing indoor plants list for beautiful and low-maintenance plants that will fill your space in no time.


Pothos is one of the most popular fast growing indoor plants. It’s ideal for beginners and busy plant parents, too, because it’s low-maintenance and a hardy plant that can survive a little neglect. Your Pothos plant can grow up to 10 feet indoors, and it can live for years as long as you provide it with bright, indirect sunlight. Keep the plant’s soil moist, but be careful not to overwater.


Dumb Cane

Easy to care, lush, and vibrant. It’s no surprise that the Dumb Cane plant is another popular choice of plant enthusiasts. A small variety of Dumb Cane plant can grow from 12 inches to 24 inches, while a tall variety can grow up to 6 feet tall. Dumb Cane plant prefers bright, indirect sunlight or partial shade. Keep the top inch of soil moist, but do not overwater. It can tolerate missed watering, but extended periods of watering neglect can make its leaves shrivel.



You must have seen the Ficus plant everywhere, whether outdoors or indoors. It’s one of the easiest fast growing indoor plants that can fill up an empty corner in no time. Ficus plants need consistent, but moderate watering during the growing season. Keep the soil moist, but be careful not to overwater. Place it in a spot where it can get lots of bright, indirect sunlight.


Lucky Bamboo

Considered as a plant that brings fortune and good luck, the Lucky Bamboo can grow 3-5 feet tall indoors and up to 8 feet tall and 2 feet wide outdoors. It requires moderate or indirect sunlight to thrive, and it’s best to keep the plant’s soil slightly damp, but don’t let the soil get too dry and avoid overwatering it.



Similar to Pothos, the Philodendron plant is one of the best fast growing indoor plants. It’s the perfect houseplant for beginners and people who are cursed with a black thumb because this plant refuses to die. Philodendron can grow up to 8 feet when provided with bright, indirect sunlight and proper watering.

English Ivy

The English Ivy plant is seen to be an aggressive and hardy vine that can grow 8 inches tall and at least 15 feet wide if you set it to grow horizontally. However, it can reach more than 50 feet high if you set it to grow vertically. Its mature size can stretch up to 100 feet in height. It grows best in partial to full shade, and water your English Ivy plant when the top inch of the potting mix is completely dry.

Spider Plant

The Spider plant is a low-maintenance indoor plant that can grow up to 3 feet. Keep it in a spot where it can get bright, indirect light. Keep the soil slightly moist, but don’t overwater it.


Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is considered one of the popular fast growing indoor plants because of its beauty and health benefits. The Aloe Vera plant is a very forgiving succulent, but if you want to see this plant grow up to 3 feet tall, provide it with bright light for at least six to eight hours every morning. Water your Aloe Vera plant only when the soil is completely dry.

Jade Plant

Similar to the Lucky Bamboo, the Jade plant also symbolizes luck and wealth. It can grow to up to 5-12 feet tall and 3 feet wide. The Jade plant requires direct sunlight or full sun to grow for at least four hours every morning. It needs to be watered once a week during the summer. During the winter, your Jade plant needs to be watered once every two to three weeks. It’s important to keep the soil moist, but don’t overwater it.

Snake Plant

The snake plant is one of the fast growing indoor plants that can survive any types of neglect. Plant experts suggest that it’s best to place a snake plant in your bedroom because of its air-purifying ability. Snake plants prefer bright, indirect light. Only water it when the soil is almost completely dry.


Arrowhead Vine

Arrowhead Vine is a beautiful climbing vine that tends to grow quickly under bright, indirect sunlight. Keep the soil moist, but don’t overwater it.


Hoya plant is one of the easiest fast growing indoor plants to care for. The leaves of this plant look like it has been carved from wax that you might think it’s fake, similar to the ZZ plant. The Hoya plant symbolizes protection and wealth. It can grow up to 10 feet under the right conditions. Hoya plant grows best under bright, indirect light. Water the plant when the soil is completely dry.

Fill your home’s nook and cranny with these pretty fast growing indoor plants! Make sure to provide the right conditions and a lots of TLC for these indoor plants to grow happy and well. Check out our Plant Care blog to learn more about different houseplants and tips on how to keep your plants alive and healthy.

Whatever houseplant you choose to transform your home into a lively oasis, you’ll definitely need a stylish planter to display your plant baby in. No matter what your style, there’s an Omysa planter that will be perfect with your garden and home’s décor. From ceramics to fiberstone, check out Omysa’s Shop and add it to your cart!

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