Top five best hard-to-kill indoor plants or low maintenance plants or low light plants.

Posted by Vitthal Bhosale on

Most plants make their way to heaven because of the unexpected treatment from plant parents.
If the plant parent doesn't have first-hand information on the type of plant and its basic requirements then problems are inevitable.
The hard to kill plants are characterized by their ability to survive extreme environmental conditions.
These plants can grow in a wide range of climatic conditions like low light, no watering over a long time or being kept unattended for a long time.

Following plants make our list of the hard to kill plants. These plants require very less amount of light and water for their growth and development.

Zamioculcus or ZZ or Zamia plant is an evergreen herbaceous plant. They are one of the hardest plants which doesn't require much attention and care and still they grow fine.

Sansevieria comes in different sizes and shapes. These are mostly kept for their long beautiful sword-like leaves. These plants grow very well even though sunlight and water are not available.

Rubber plant
Rubber plants bear big and beautiful leathery leaves. There are many varieties available with distinctive colours.

Yucca is neither cactus nor a succulent. It has a thick stem and bears profuse leaves on it. It can also withstand low light and water.

Money plant
Money plant is most commonly kept as indoor plants and it comes in different leaf colours. The green, neon, and marble Money plant grow very well under low light and water conditions. The variegated Money plant may not make the list because it's comparatively delicate, unlike other varieties.

  1. More plants die because of overwatering than underwatering.
  2. Check the moisture level in a pot before watering by simply poking a finger - 3 to 4 cm deep into the growing media.
  3. If the soil is hard or plants is showing sign of wilting then water it immediately.
  4. If the plant is wilted or has dropped its leaves due to dehydration then simply submerge the whole plant with a pot in a bucket of water and let it hydrate thoroughly. You can check it by observing air bubbles after you dip into the water. Once air bubbles stopped, it means water has occupied the air space in growing media.

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