There are so many reasons to treat your space to an indoor houseplant.Studies show that house plants can actually boost your mood, increase creativity, reduce stress, and not to mention remove toxins from the air. Did I mention the aesthetics? Also, no millennial household or apartment is complete without one. In light of all the things that millennials are accused of “killing” from the market, plants are not one of them.
Keeping a living thing in your space can be daunting, but fear not. Here are some low-maintenance houseplants for beginner plant owners:
The philodendron is a classic and cherished by many for its heart-shaped leaves. They do well indoors and are easily adaptable.
Something you may have noticed is that I left out calatheas and plants with vibrant non-green hues. Many indoor houseplants are calatheas, but as tropical plants, they require a lot of humidity and most likely need a humidifier depending on where you live. Plants that are variegated, or exhibit different colors (think Shiny Pokémon) require much more sunlight than their green counterparts!
Good luck with your new houseplants!
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