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Forgiving Houseplants

These plants will outlast your extended beach vacation.

These are the perfect plants for indoor gardeners with brown thumbs.

Aloe

Aloe (Aloe vera) is best known for its plump leaves that can provide a soothing gel for cuts and burns. Allow the plant's soil to dry completely in between waterings; depending on the humidity of your home, which may mean watering as little as every two to three weeks.

Snake Plant

The snake plant, also known as mother-in-law's tongue or ribbon plant (Sansevieria), is a succulent with thick, waxy leaves. It loves being potbound and thrives on being ignored — the perfect plant for two-week vacationers.

Bromeliads

Give bromeliads bright light and they'll produce colorful foliage and flowers.

Jade

Jade is a low-maintenance succulent houseplant.

Pothos

Pothos, a member of the philodendron family, is fast-growing and has striking variegated leaves.

Rabbit's Ear

Rabbit's ear (a member of the kalanchoe family) is a moderately fast grower (about three new leaves every two months) and has hairy leaves that help prevent against water loss due to evaporation.

Rubber Plant

Houseplants, such as this rubber tree plant, make exceptional specimens for the home.

Dieffenbachia or Dumb Cane

Dramatic, large leaves in many variegated forms makes dieffenbachia a popular indoor plant. Prune it to keep it from getting leggy.

Philodendron

Heart-leaf philodendron is a fast-growing houseplant, with deep green heart-shaped leaves.

Spider Plant

The spider plant is an extremely easy-to-grow plant that also handily produces small "pups." Each of these plantlets can be rooted in potting soil.

Cactus

Ideal for a centrally-heated home, this group of cacti and succulents thrives in a warm, sunny environment.

Cast-iron Plant

Cast-iron plant (Aspidistra) 'Milky Way' can handle low light (north-facing), high light (but not direct sun) and extreme temperature changes; it's also drought-tolerant and slow-growing. Another forgiving plant: dracena, often called corn plant.

Umbrella Tree

Umbrella tree, or Hawaiian schefflera, is fast-growing and easy to contain in size by clipping the top leaves

Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe is a tropical succulent that is available in various forms, from the perfect-for-hanging baskets Kalanchoe manginii to the wide-leafed and colorful 'Flapjack'. Water when the top inch of the soil is dry.

Air Plants (Tillandsia)

Air plants are epiphytes, meaning they can grow without soil and making Tillandsia one of the easiest indoor plants to grow. Simply mist your air plants with water once a week to keep them nice and healthy.

 

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