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Easy Care Houseplants

Houseplants are enjoying a huge resurgence in popularity. Apartment and condominium living are on the rise with young people just starting out on their own and older folks downsizing. Houseplants, which have been shown to improve mood and productivity as well as improving interior air quality, are a natural addition to these living spaces.

Visit us to find a wide selection of houseplants, including knowledgeable plant experts who will provide advice and help on care and maintenance. For those just getting started with houseplants, or for those with challenging interior growing conditions, we have compiled here also a list of Easy Care Houseplants. These are plants that are especially tolerant of neglect, including low light and irregular watering.

Chinese Evergreen
Agloanema

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  • Light: Tolerant of low light. Avoid direct sun.
  • Care: Tolerant of neglect. Always looks pristine, even under less-than-ideal conditions.
  • Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate.
  • Toxicity: Mildly Toxic if Ingested. Contains calcium oxalate crystals that can cause irritation of the mouth, lips and tongue.

Spider Plant
Chlorophytum

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  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Avoid full sun.
  • Care: Sends out long stems with baby plants at the ends that can easily be rooted. A great choice for beginning plant lovers!
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast. Remove shoots if new plants are not desired.
  • Toxicity: Non Toxic.

Jade
Crassula

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  • Light: Prefers bright light.
  • Care: Extremely forgiving and tolerant of neglect. Water-storing succulent foliage allows it to survive periods of drought. Avoid overwatering.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate. Trim/prune to retain compact habit. Cuttings can be rooted to create new plants. Jade plants have become cherished family heirlooms, with pieces shared within families and passed down through generations.
  • Toxicity: Toxic if ingested.

Dragon Tree
Dracaena

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  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sun.
  • Care: Very forgiving plant. Tolerant of neglect. It is normal for lower leaves to dry & drop as plant matures.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Toxicity: Mildly toxic. Contain saponins, which cause gastrointestinal distress.

Pothos/Devil’s Ivy
Epipremnum

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  • Light: Tolerant of low light. Variegated forms require more light.
  • Care: An easy-care houseplant! Tolerant of neglect.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast. Trim runners to keep plant bushy and full. Cuttings can be rooted in water or vermiculite to start new plants.
  • Toxicity: Toxic if ingested. Leaves contain insoluble calcium oxalate crystals that irritate mouth & throat.

Rubber Plant
Ficus elastica

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  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Will tolerate low light.
  • Care: Avoid overwatering. Keep leaves clean by occasionally wiping with moist cloth.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Toxicity: Toxic if ingested.

Wax Plant
Hoya

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  • Light: Prefer bright light.
  • Care: Prefers soil on the dry side.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate. Vining/trailing habit. Can be trained to climb.
  • Toxicity: Non Toxic.

Heartleaf Philodendron
Philodendron scadens

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  • Light: Tolerant of low light.
  • Care: An easy care houseplant! Tolerant of neglect.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast. Trim to maintain compact habit. Runners can be rooted to produce new plants.
  • Toxicity: Toxic if ingested. Leaves contain insoluble calcium oxalate crystals that irritate mouth & throat.

Snake Plant
Sansevieria

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  • Light: Tolerant of range of light conditions.
  • Care: Thrives on neglect. Prefers dry soil. Tolerant of low light.
  • Growth Rate: Slow.
  • Toxicity: Toxic if Ingested. Contains saponins that can cause gastrointestinal upset.

ZZ Plant
Zamioculcas