8 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants

Should you be locked up for being a repeat houseplant murderer? We're gonna let you off the hook. There are plenty of houseplants tolerant of homeowners who lack green thumbs. Here are 10 of our favorite hard-to-kill houseplants (often found in our greenhouses), so you can put your plant murdering past behind you.

1. Pothos

Lighting: Bright, indirect light to low light.

Watering: Poke your finger about an inch into the soil. If dry, water. If wet, wait to water.

2. Spider Plant

Lighting: Bright, indirect light.

Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings. Water when soil is dry to the touch.

3. Peace Lily

Lighting: Place in a semi-shady area.  

Watering: Keep soil moist.

4. Bromeliads

Lighting: Bright, indirect light.

Watering: Water at the base of the plant where the floiage meets. 

5. Philodendron

Lighting: Bright, indirect sunlight.

Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings. Water when soil is dry to the touch. 

6. Dracaena

Lighting: Bright, indirect sunlight.

Watering: Poke your finger about an inch into the soil. If dry, water. If wet, wait to water.

7. Diffenbachia

Lighting: Bright–moderate filtered light. 

Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings. Water when soil is dry to the touch. 

8. Snake Plant (Mother-in-law's Tongue)

Lighting: Bright, indirect–low light.

Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings. Water when soil is dry to the touch, give it a good soak.

9. Catus

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Lighting: Bright, filtered light.

Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings. If the soil is dry, give them one good soak. During dormant season (winter) water less. 

 

10. Jade

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Lighting: Moderate Light

Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings. Water when soil is dry to the touch. Can water less during the winter months.


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