Green thumb or not, these indoor plants are tough enough to withstand any neglect from their owners and great beginners. If your home ends up with one of these nearly indestructible greens, just try to remember to tend to its low-maintenance needs and you should be good to go.
1. Snake Plant
The snake plant, commonly referred to as mother-in-law’s tongue is a resilient succulent that can grow anywhere between 6 inches to several feet. One of the toughest houseplants, snake plant can tolerate most indoor conditions
Zanzibar Gem plant tolerates neglect, is drought tolerant and accepts low-light conditions without throwing a fit. Its waxy, smooth leaves reflect sunlight and brighten rooms. ZZ usually grows slowly to a height and width of two to three feet so it is not a plant monster that outgrows containers quickly.
These plants enjoy a wide range of environments. They do well in bright indirect light as well as low light and can be grown in dry soil or in vases of water. They will thrive in nutrient-rich soil but do almost as well in nutrient-poor soil.
The spider plant is considered one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. This plant can grow in a wide range of conditions and suffers from a few problems, other than brown tips.
Philodendron is a classic, and practically no-fail houseplant because it’s so easy to grow. Keep it in indirect light because the leaves might turn yellow when exposed to too much sunshine. You’ll know you need to water it when the first inch of its soil is bone-dry.