Q. What are the best house plants to buy that don’t need a lot of light or water?

What are the best house plants to buy that don’t need a lot of light or water?
This is typical nyc apartment

Answer

Houseplants that are low maintenance, need only moderate light and moderate amounts of water include:

  • Aspidistra elatior (cast iron plant)
  • Elettaria cardamomum (cardamon)
  • Fatshedera lizei (botanical wonder)
  • Haworthia
  • Sansevieria (snake plant)
  • Peperomia -- green-leaved varieties (need plentiful water during growing period)
  • Scindapsus-- green-leaved varieties (pothos)
  • Zamioculcas zamiifolia (zz plant)

Courtesy of NYBG Plant Information

 

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  • Last Updated May 14, 2019
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  • Answered By Leslie Coleman

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