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Best Indoor Plants & Home Gardening Ideas

Taking care of plants is like taking care of a baby. It may sound difficult at first but trust me it is a peaceful hobby which changes our lifestyle. 
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Did you know most of the house/indoor plants in India got their roots in the tropical regions? 

The ability to grow under the canopies would adapt under the roof either at your home or office so well.

At this difficult time where you can not go out and get fresh air, why not get indoor plants at home and refresh your mind by taking care of it? 

Taking care of plants is like taking care of a baby. It may sound difficult at first but trust me it is a peaceful hobby which changes our lifestyle. 

There are a lot of benefit of indoor plants and they are :- 

  • Indoor plants helps to reduce stress 
  • Working with plants can be therapeutic 
  • Plants can help you recover from illness faster 
  • Plants can boost up your productive 
  • Plants can improve the quality of indoor air 

After reading these benefits obviously everyone feels like getting a plant so there are 5 Indoor plants India you can plant at home. 

Snake plant 

Snake plants are those plants which are good for decoration at home and also improves the quality of air.

It can grow anywhere between 6 inches to several feet. This plant native is Asia and Africa and it is easy to take care of. 

The snake plant benefits from filtering indoor air even at night time and improves toxic pollution. The plant can absorb cancer causing pollutants including CO2, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.

This plant is safe to keep at home but they are toxic if consumed. If it’s eaten it can cause swelling and numbness on the tongue so it should be kept away from children and animals. 

This indoor plant India can cost around 250 to 400rs. 

ZZ Plant 

The full form of ZZ is  Zamioculcas zamiifolia and it  is one of the toughest indoor plants out there. They are able to thrive in areas with both low and high amounts of light. The ZZ plant removes Toluene and Xylene from indoor air.

The ZZ plant benefits from improved Cognitive Function, Adaptable in Nature, consumes less water and looks beautiful for home decor. 

This plant is rich in steroid, triterpenoid, flavonoid, and polyphenolic. The leaves are dark green in color so it’s best suited at home. 

This indoor plant India will cost around 330 to 400rs

Jade Plant 

 Jade plants have a miniature, tree-like appearance that makes them very appealing for  use as a decorative houseplant. 

They live for a very long time and are easy to maintain. The plant grows for 3 feet and can be kept inside the house. 

Like other indoor plants in India, Jade plant benefits from increased indoor humidity, absorbs CO2 at night and improves air quality. 

The plant also has medical usage such as treatment for nausea and diabetic symptoms. Although it has medical benefits it shouldn’t be consumed directly and should be kept away from children and animals. 

This plant will cost around 160rs to 200rs. 

Chinese Money Plant 

Chinese money plant is very small and will grow up to only 20 to 30cms. They have a very distinctive appearance – green vegetative shoots grow up and out from the crown. 

Easy to maintain and require only a small space to keep it. The plant should be kept in a bright place but the sunlight should not hit the plant directly. 

The plant is kept at home for luck and also it provides air purification. It is also known as placing a coin on the sand of the plant will boost money luck. 

The plant cost around 100 to 300rs in India. 

Dragon Tree

This plant is also known as Dracaena marginata. This small tree will grow to about 20 feet in warm outdoor climates and also indoors , but it is generally grown as a potted houseplant and kept pruned to 6 feet or less.

Like other Indoor plants India, it also helps for air purification and also removes formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and carbon dioxide. 

These are chemicals linked with several health problems among them headaches, respiratory problems, anemia, marrow disease, kidney disease among others.

The cost of this plant is 180rs to 200rs in India. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is the easiest indoor plant to take care of ?

All indoor are low maintenance and easy to take care of. But there are 2 plants which are very easy to plant and maintain and they are Snake plant and Money plant. 

Which indoor plants are good for home ? 

– Snake Plant.
– Monstera Deliciosa 
– Pothos
– Dracaena
– ZZ Plant
– Spider Plant.
– Rubber Tree.
– Bird’s Nest Fern.
– Chinese money plant 
– Jade plant 

Can indoor plants kill you ?

No it doesn’t. Although the fact remains that during the night plants are unable to produce oxygen,so create carbon dioxide instead. But despite this, many plant and health experts assert that there is very little risk of any serious harm from plants in the bedroom.

Which plant is not good for home?

Oleander Nerium oleander is not good for home because it’s toxic to both humans and animals. 

Is snake plant bad luck?

Snake plant: also known as mother-in-law plant, whatever you call it, this plant has been deemed a good luck plant because of its ability to absorb poisonous gases from the air, removing toxins such as formaldehyde and benzene.

Conclusion

Hope this information changed your mind to get an indoor plant India at home. Trust me being a plant parent is a peaceful job. 

These indoor plants are very budget friendly and consume very less space at home. You don’t need to worry about watering these plants daily. You can water them once every 2 or 3 days.  So plant as many plants you can.

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