Top 5 Popular Houseplants for 2023: Bringing Nature Indoors

Top 5 Popular Houseplants for 2023: Bringing Nature Indoors

Houseplants have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. They can add a touch of greenery and life to any home, and they have also been shown to have a number of health benefits, including reducing stress and improving air quality.

If you're thinking about adding some greenery to your home, here are the top 5 most popular houseplants for 2023:

  1. ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

The ZZ plant is a popular choice for its low-maintenance nature. It can tolerate low light and infrequent watering, making it the ideal plant for those who are new to plant care. The ZZ plant is also known as the plant that “Thrives on neglect”.

  1. Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

The snake plant is another low-maintenance plant that is known for its air-purifying properties. It is also a very forgiving plant, and it can even survive in neglectful conditions. The snake plant is somehow similar to the ZZ plant. As it also can tolerate low light and infrequent waterings.

  1. Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

The pothos is a popular choice for its trailing vines and its ability to tolerate a wide range of light conditions. With the vast variety of the pothos plant such as the Golden Pothos (or more known as Devil’s Ivy), Marble Queen, Snow Queen, Global Green, etc... you’re sure to find one that is to your liking. Put on a moss pole, these plants will climb the pole rewarding you with larger leaves as they mature. The pothos is also known as the “money plant” in many cultures. The pothos is another very easy plant to care for.

  1. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

The peace lily is a known for its beautiful white flowers and its ability to purify the air, another easy plant to care for. It can tolerate low light, however, if you want it to thrive and flower, it prefers indirect light. For watering, once you see the leaves starting to droop, then it’s time to water.

  1. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

The spider plant is a popular choice for its easy-care nature and its ability to produce baby spider plants. It prefers indirect light and moist soil.

How to care for your houseplants

Here are a few general tips for caring for your houseplants:

  • Do not overwater your plants. The best way to know when to water your plants is to check the soil. If the top 5cm feels dry to the touch, it's time to water.
  • Give your plants the right amount of light. Most houseplants prefer indirect light.
  • Fertilise your plants regularly during the growing season.
  • Repot your plants when required.
  • Prune your plants regularly to keep them looking neat and tidy and to encourage new growth.

With a little care, your houseplants will thrive and bring you years of enjoyment.


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