Something that would always bring so much life to a room as well as an entire home are plants. Plants are not only great in serving as beautiful decor that gives your house a charming feel. They can also be a fun and fulfilling kind of hobby for those who would like to give raising plants a try.
However, choosing the right ones for your home is quite challenging, especially if you have never had any prior existence in raising your very own plant. Some plants would need extra tender loving care while others do not need much attention. Some can also be small enough to put as decor on your tabletops while others can take up an entire corner of your room. To help you with that, here are the top ten plants that will surely thrive in your lovely home in Laguna.
With its scientific name Zamioculcas zamiifolia shortened to just two letters, the ZZ plant has come to garner a big reputation among plant enthusiasts. Its oval-shaped and waxy leaves are perfect to place anywhere inside or even outside your home. It can slowly reach up to a height and spread of 2 to 3 feet which can be convenient because you would not need to change its container right away. With the fact that it is highly tolerant of drought and low light settings, it is definitely one of the easiest plants to take care of.
As a houseplant, the Spathiphyllum, or the Peace Lily, is a beautiful addition to any home. This beautiful plant can clean the indoor air of contaminants in the environment like benzene and formaldehyde. While only typically growing up to 3 ft indoors, it can thrive in rooms with low light as well as bright filtered light. It has no trouble blooming indoors and does not need too much watering which is why it can be perfect to anyone who is starting out on their plant owner journey.
Despite being known as the Devil’s Ivy, the Epipremnum aureum or Pothos, is an angel to those who would like to have plants that are easy to maintain. While it has a preference for medium light, it can still be able to live within rooms that have low light. Its vines that bear heart-shaped leaves grow quickly so it can be perfect to put them on hanging baskets and pots to give your room a fresh and thriving look.
The Chlorophytum comosum, or the Spider plant, is also a houseplant that is easy to grow. As it can thrive in almost any kind of condition and can be tolerable of neglect, it is perfect for those who want low maintenance plants. It can also clean indoor air as it absorbs chemicals like formaldehyde, xylene, benzene, and carbon monoxide. With its long trailing stems, it can be a nice way to design rooms without being too much of a hassle to take care of.
With its name, a lot of people attribute the Pachira aquatica or the Money Tree to luck and prosperity. While it can still survive with fluorescent lighting, this houseplant still needs a balance between direct and indirect sunlight to fully thrive. Although, it doesn’t need too much water everyday and can live with being watered every one to two weeks. This plant is perfect to place in corners as its typical size can take up a considerable amount of space which can be utilized depending on your preference.
Usually sold as a bundle of stems that resemble bamboo, the Dracaena sanderiana, or Lucky Bamboo, is another easy plant to take care of. This plant does not need much light and can usually be placed in rooms with low light. However, its growth will be hampered if it is placed in a room that is too dark. You can either choose to grow it in water or in soil. While not actually being a bamboo, its bamboo-like appearance can be perfect to place anywhere in your home just as long as it is not somewhere near direct sunlight.
Among all of the common and popular houseplants that a lot of plant enthusiasts love, the Aloe barbadensis or Aloe Vera is definitely one that has a lot of uses. Aside from being a houseplant, it is also a medicinal plant as the gel inside its leaves can be used for a lot of skin-related troubles such as healing wounds, soothing sunburns, irritated skin, and many more. As a succulent, they can thrive either indoors and outdoors. It needs a lot of sunlight but only requires good watering every two weeks.
Another plant that is great in removing pollutants in the air indoors is the Sansevieria Trifasciata or the Snake Plant. It can improve the quality of indoor air in your homes while also serving as a beautiful decoration with its evergreen leaves that stand tall. It is also easy to take care of as it can survive with a little watering and can thrive in low-light areas. It is also resistant to pests commonly found in the household which is very convenient.
Being a native plant to the Philippines, the Epipremnum pinnatum or the Tibatib can be a beautiful addition to your home. While they need a lot of sunlight, they can still be placed either indoors and outdoors but requires watering at least once a week or when the topsile is completely dry. It can grow to have thick and glossy leaves which you can utilize in designing your spaces.
The Hoya cumingiana or the Wax Flower is also another plant native to the Philippines. As a shrub, it is actually fairly easy to take care of as it does not need too much watering. It can also thrive with partial shade but it will not grow in an area with low light. As it thrives, it will come to have beautiful and fragrant flowers that will be great when it comes to decorating.
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Caring for plants allows one to embrace a lifestyle that is connected to nature which can give a lot of benefits in the long run. This link to nature can be fully felt as you continue your days while looking after your plants and reaping the sweet serenity of a large expanse of greenery that comes with living in Laguna.