Houseplants; 20 types of houseplants and caring ways

20 types of houseplants and caring ways

The houseplants reduce the levels of carbon dioxide increase the moisture of the air, relax and make the environment more pleasant for the home.

They have also been shown to increase work efficiency in offices.

There is a wide variety of colors, shapes, and sizes of the leaves, so it is always possible to combine them with any type of decoration and colors of the room.

To choose your houseplants, first think about what you like and what you need, since there are plants for all places in the house.

In this article, the pink space will show you 21 different types of houseplants and how to care for them. so, let’s start.

Caring for Foliage houseplants

ZZ Plant

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: Moderate temp.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: Fertilization is one time every month in spring and summer.

Soil: Any type of rich humus soil.

Dumb cane

houseplants

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: Moderate temp.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every two weeks during the growth period.

Soil: Any type of rich humus soil.

Jade plant

Sun: Little amount of direct sunlight.

Temp: 15 – 24 °C.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Rubber fig

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: 10 – 25 °C.

Water: Regularly watering every 4 or 5 days.

Fertilization: Fertilization is one time per month in spring and summer

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Snake plant

Sun: Indirect sunlight as an outdoor plant and shady places as an indoor plant.

Temp: Can bear cold climates.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: Fertilization is one time every 15 days during the growth period.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Hardy elephant ears

houseplants

Sun: Indirect sunlight

Temp: 18 – 29 °C.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Wandering Jew

houseplants

Sun: Little amount of direct sunlight.

Temp: Worm conditions (20 – 30°C).

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Boston Fern

houseplants

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: Moderate temp.

Water: High amount of water in summer and moderate irrigation in winter.

Fertilization: One time every two weeks.

Soil: Humus-rich soil.

Spider plant

houseplants

Sun: Indoor and outdoor plant which needs little direct sunlight.

Temp: Worm conditions (18-30 °C).

Water: Regularly before the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: peat moss soil.

Polka dot plant

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: Moderate temp (18-25 °C).

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Water: Regularly before the soil becomes dry.

Soil: peat moss soil.

Coleus

Sun: indirect sunlight.

Temp: Warm temperature and it can’t grow in cold climates.

Water: High amount of water.

Fertilization: One time per month in spring and summer.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Pothos

houseplants

Sun: It needs light but indirect sunlight.

Temp: Moderate temp (22-28 °C).

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Water: Regularly before the soil becomes dry.

Soil: peat moss soil.

 

Also read: Indoor plants for decoration.

 

Caring for palm trees as houseplants

Dracaena

houseplants

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: 19 – 27 °C.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Cycas palm

houseplants

Sun: It prefers indirect sunlight but can adapt the direct sunlight.

Temp: 15 – 45 °C.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: Organic fertilizers.

Soil: Mixtures of sand and compost.

Washington fan palm

houseplants

Sun: Direct sunlight.

Temp: Can bear any temp (1 -55°C).

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every year.

Soil: Any type of soil.

Yucca

houseplants

Sun: Little amount of direct light.

Temp: Temp can’t be less than 7°C.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Bamboo palm

houseplants

Sun: Indirect sunlight

Temp: 18 – 25°C.

Water: Regularly before the soil becomes dry with distilled water.

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Mixture of perlite, compost, and peat moss soil.

Ponytail palm

houseplants

Sun: A little amount of direct sunlight.

Temp: 21 – 29 °C.

Water: One time every two weeks in the summer and one time every month in the winter.

Fertilization: One time every two months by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Other houseplants

Bottlebrush

houseplants

Sun: It prefers direct sunlight.

Temp: It can adapt to any temperature ( 1 – 55°C).

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every two months by NPK fertilizers.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

Lemon tree

houseplants

Sun: Lemon needs direct sunlight.

Temp: Moderate temp (21-30 °C).

Fertilization: One time every month by NPK fertilizers.

Water: Regularly when the soil becomes dry.

Soil: Acidic soil.

Schefflera

houseplants

Sun: Indirect sunlight.

Temp: Temperature should be more than 13 °C.

Water: Regularly before the soil becomes dry.

Fertilization: One time every 2 weeks with NPK fertilizer.

Soil: Peat moss soil.

We suggest this book to give you more information about houseplants and their caring ways.

And also we recommend this mini greenhouse for you to keep your houseplants warm

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