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Types of Indoor Plants

Aloe
Aloe

Aloe is a smart choice for a sunny kitchen window. Beyond its air-clearing abilities, the gel inside an aloe plant can help heal cuts and burns. People have been using aloe vera for more than 6,000 years when it was known as "the plant of immortality" in early Egypt, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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Aloe Plant
Aloe Plant

Humidity is not a major concern for these, making the average room indoors sufficient. Propagation: Aloe offsets can be divided carefully and then re-potted. Pups will grow from the parent plant which are best removed when they are about 2 inches long, or when the main plant needs more room to grow.

Anthurium
Anthurium

Anthurium indoor growing tips. To have success growing anthuriums, keep the following tips in mind: Light. Proper lighting is critical to getting your anthurium to bloom indoors. Bright light is best, such as near a southern or eastern window.

Asparagus Fern
Asparagus Fern

Protasparagus species There are several different species and varieties of Asparagus Fern that have been grown as house plants since the late 19th century because they are are one of the fastest growing, least demanding, easiest to care for plants for growing indoors.

Basil
Basil

While basil is a commonly grown herb outdoors, this easy-care plant can also be grown indoors. Read the article that follows to get tips and information on how to grow basil indoors. While basil is a commonly grown herb outdoors, this easy-care plant can also be grown indoors.

Cast-Iron Plant
Cast-Iron Plant

The cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior), also known as iron plant and ballroom plant, is an extremely hardy houseplant and a perennial favorite in some regions.

Christmas Cactus
Christmas Cactus

While the Christmas cactus may be known under various names (like Thanksgiving cactus or Easter cactus), the scientific name for Christmas cactus, Schlumbergera bridgessii, remains the same – while other plants may differ. This popular, winter-flowering houseplant makes a great addition to nearly any indoor setting.

Daffodils
Daffodils

Indoor potted daffodils add a breath of spring to dreary winter days. Daffodils grow from bulbs, which respond well to forcing. A forced bulb sends up foliage and flowers out of season but requires little skill or effort to bloom successfully. Caring for your indoor daffodils properly ensures the longest flowering period and keeps the bulbs healthy enough to transplant outdoors if you wish to keep the flowers from year to year.

Dumb Cane
Dumb Cane

Problems with dieffenbachia plant can be easily overcome in most situations. The most common problem with growing dumbcane dieffenbachia is too much moisture. Overwatering is a common problem with many houseplants and the dieffenbachia houseplant is no exception. Plant the dumbcane in a well-draining soil and water lightly, keeping the soil consistently moist, but not soggy.

Easter Lily
Easter Lily

Easter Lily Care: Advice For An Indoor/Outdoor Flower Tweet In spring, Easter lilies fill our homes with bright blooms and fragrant aromas. While the flowers seem to quickly come and go, there are some guidelines that may extend the life of your lily, as well as a few easy steps to follow if you choose to plant it outdoors.

English Ivy
English Ivy

Growing ivy indoors isn’t difficult as long as you provide what the plant needs. The most important part of indoor ivy plant care is light. All true ivies need bright light. Variegated cultivars can take medium light, but be aware that their variegation will become less pronounced in less light. Without enough light, inside ivy plants will become leggy and sickly looking. They will also be more prone to pests.

Golden Pothos
Golden Pothos

The pothos plant is considered by many to be a great way to get started caring for houseplants. Because pothos care in easy and undemanding, this lovely plant is an easy way to add some green in your home. Caring for Pothos Plants. Basic pothos care is very easy. These plants enjoy a wide range of environments.

Green Onions
Green Onions

Green onions, or scallions, are the green shoots that come up before an onion bulb begins to form. They are essentially immature onions. Look for a hearty scallion seed, such as the species A. Welsh onions, or simply choose your favorite white, red or yellow onion to grow.

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Lettuce Enjoy Fresh Salad Greens all Winter Long!
Lettuce Enjoy Fresh Salad Greens all Winter Long!

Author and gardener Peter Burke’s innovative method of growing soil sprouts indoors can help you grow nutrient-dense greens all year long at a fraction of the cost of buying at market. Burke’s book, Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening, is an inviting guide for both first-time and experienced gardeners in rural and urban environments.

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Oleander
Oleander

Set the plant out in late spring when the air is warm enough and enjoy it as a patio plant through summer. After it blooms in fall, prune the plant and bring it indoors for winter. Oleander Winter Care. Oleander care in winter is easy, but first you should do some preparation to make the plant more comfortable.

Peace Lily
Peace Lily

Peace lilies (Spathiphyllum), also known as closet plants, are a popular choice for offices and homes. When it comes to indoor plants, peace lily plants are some of the easiest to care for. But, while peace lily plant care is easy, proper growing conditions are still important.

Peace Lily Flickr: Fortinbras
Peace Lily Flickr: Fortinbras

Flickr: Fortinbras The beautiful peace lily plant is a wonderful low-maintenance flower to keep in the home. Peace lilies do well in shade and cooler temperatures, and they can reduce the levels of a number of toxins in the air.

Peperomia
Peperomia

The Peperomia houseplant is an attractive addition to a desk, a table or as a member of your houseplant collection. Peperomia care is not difficult and Peperomia plants have a compact form that lets them occupy a small space wherever you choose to place them.

Philodendron
Philodendron

Philodendron care is easy because if you watch for the signals, the plant will tell you exactly what it needs. Even inexperienced houseplant owners will have no trouble growing philodendron plants because they adapt readily to the conditions inside the home.

Philodendron Flickr: Julia Folsom
Philodendron Flickr: Julia Folsom

The Perfect Houseplants for Every Spot in Your Home. Fill an awkward, empty space with one of these beautiful indoor plants. ... Flickr/Julia Folsom.

Radishes
Radishes

Learn how to grow radishes indoors with tips from the experts at DIY Network.

Red-Edged Dracaena Flickr: Ambientfusion
Red-Edged Dracaena Flickr: Ambientfusion

9 Red-Edged Dracaena. Flickr: ambientfusion ... Huffington Best House Plants Houseplants Ficus Tree Best Indoor Plants

Rubber Tree
Rubber Tree

A rubber tree plant is also known as a Ficus elastica. These large trees can grow up to 50 feet tall. When learning how to care for a rubber tree plant, there are a few key things to remember, but rubber plant care isn’t as difficult as one might think.

Snake Plant
Snake Plant

If a prize were available for the most tolerant plant, snake plant (Sansevieria) would certainly be one of the frontrunners. Snake plant care is very straightforward. These plants can be neglected for weeks at a time; yet, with their strappy leaves and architectural shape, they still look fresh.

Snake Plant Flick: Uncle Vinny
Snake Plant Flick: Uncle Vinny

What's more, in a 2008 study, Dutch researchers found that hospital patients with indoor plants in their rooms reported lower stress levels than patients without them. That's why we've rounded up 10 beautiful houseplants that are easy to take care of and effective at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air, some of which even have the NASA stamp of approval.