Do you love plants but don't have a garden, or outdoor space? Here are our favourite indoor plants to start your own jungle on the inside!
Snake plants make the perfect house plant for their overall tolerance for neglect, they can go for weeks without water and living in low light conditions and still look well looked after.
Snake plants are prone to root rot so will require a free draining soil.
NASA research has even shown that snake plants are able to help keep the air inside your home clean, removing toxins such as formaldehyde and benzene
Monstera’s have always been popular within the houseplant community, you may have seen it’s leaves recently featured on pillowcases and bedspreads in most retailers.
Monsteras need a lot of space and will require a support – moss poles are a great natural way to do this.
This plant needs an equal amount of light and shade, too much light will turn the leaves yellow. They will also require watering around once a week when the top two inches of soil become dry, this may be less in winter time.
The ZZ makes an attractive and easy to care for plant, the wavy leaves help to reflect light and brighten up rooms.
It is said that the ZZ plant also helps to purify and remove toxins from the air.
This plant likes to be in a bright are away from any direct light, water only when the top layer of soil becomes dry and avoid overwatering.
This plant is toxic to animals!
The spider plant is probably one of the easiest and most adaptable plants to grow indoors, with the least problems.
This plant prefers bright but indirect light and cool temperatures.
It will often throw out “spiderettes” starting out as little white flowers then turning into baby spider plants which can be trimmed off and placed in some well draining soil and regularly watered.
The only issue you may find with this plant is brown tips which is quite normal and often the result of fluoride found in water causing a build up of salt in the soil.