Bringing plants into your home has been proven to brighten up the space. If you're searching for plants that will fit a tiny space, consider adding the following ones to your wishlist!
Pilea & Mini Pilea
Pilea has become an extremely popular houseplant, thanks to its quirky but fascinating appearance and for being easily propagated. This plant usually stays petite – 30-40 centimetres in high maximum – and can live up to 10 years or more.
In case you need an even smaller plant, mini Pilea will stay tiny and fit any little nook of your home!
The Staghorn Fern is a unique member of the fern family, according to Bartoli, and it loves shady areas and is an adorable addition to any desktop or shelf.
Perfect for your apartment, the Philodendron Brasil, adds colorful, trailing foliage to your space, making it a welcome addition to dimmer areas in your home, says Bartoli.
Aloe & Mini Aloe
Aloe Vera is a must-have houseplant. Actually, it's more than just a houseplant: it's an all-natural healer. The sticky substance contained inside the leaves of this succulent has endless benefits and can be used in many applications.
Aloe Vera can grow up to 24–39 inches tall. If you are running low on space, you can consider buying a mini Aloe, that will stay even smaller!
A spider plant is one of the easiest houseplants to grow, even for beginners. It’s also one of the most interesting. It has long, narrow leaves growing in rosettes that drape over the edge of the pot, with the added feature of even longer shoots producing plantlets that can be rooted and separated from the parent plant.
"It has an easy-to-grow nature (growing in low, medium, or bright light), tolerates drying out, and produces offshoots that are fun to share with friends and neighbors. “They make a fabulous housewarming gift!"
Part of the succulent family, Baby Toes got its name because it resembles an infant’s toes. They are perfect conversation starters because of their unique look. Provide it with bright, indirect sun. They prefer well-drained soil. Water thoroughly when the soil is dry.
This plant's leaves feature various shades of silver, gray, green, and even pink and red, making Chinese evergreen an attractive choice to brighten low-light areas of your home. You'll often see them in a shopping mall or airport plantings because they are so adaptable and durable, yet attractive.
Polka Dot Plant
The Polka Dot Plant is an eye-catching houseplant with brightly spotted leaves. It’s one of the most beautiful, easy to care for small indoor plants you can grow, especially if you live in a humid and warm environment. It needs bright or medium-light to thrive well. It’s also important to keep the soil slightly moist. Water when the top ¼ to ½ inch of soil is completely dry.
Snake Plants are great because they can thrive, even with a little neglect, they mostly grow upward, instead of outward, so they are great for smaller spaces. Group a few in different sizes near a bedroom window and you’ll have a nice arrangement to bring a little green to your sleeping space.
Rubber plants are not only striking, they’re also low maintenance, durable and excellent at improving your air quality. “Their foliage comes in a range of colors, from darker burgundies to emerald green to variegated, but their wide, flat leaves have been proven to not only produce oxygen but also eliminate toxins and remove mold spores and other bacteria from the air, too.
Indoor plants should be an essential component of every interior design. Greenery brightens up indoor spaces and are known to have mood-boosting qualities. Indoor plants are popular because they are relatively easy to take care of, provide health benefits and can be used in a variety of indoor décor themes.
So, if you’re caring for indoor plants for the first time, our ultimate guide will provide you with the necessary information to allow your green friends to thrive.