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The Best Low Maintenance Indoor Plants for Beginners

MJC97   |   Apr 19, 2021, 13:57   |   706



With new interior décor trends like minimalistic themes with green indoor plants, people have been visiting the nursery almost every week. 

However, before getting a plant, know that having a plant is like have a less needy, less noisy pet. It needs to be taken care of and kept alive. 

Here’s your ultimate guide to the best indoor plants and how to keep them alive. 

1. Snake Plant

Or, what we Malaysian’s love to call, Mother-in-Law’s tongue. 

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Benefits

+ Filters out chemicals, like benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, and toluene.

+ Sheilds you from airborne allergies.

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Touch the soil, if dry, then water. 

+ Place at bright spot with indirect light.


2. Monstera Deliciosa

A delicious monster for your home.

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Benefits

+ Reduces air pollutants, like benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde.

+ Makes your home look more attractive and elegant. 

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Let soil dry out before watering. (1-2 weeks)

+ Place at bright to medium spot with indirect light.


3. Hoya Rubra Krimson Princess

This plant will look great in a hanging basket!

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Benefits

+ Honestly, it just looks pretty. What more can you want from it? It’s just a plant! 

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Stick your index finger 2 inches into soil, if dry, water. 

+ Mist it once a week, they love humidity.

+ Place at bright, indirect light spot.


4. Golden Pothos

One of the easiest houseplants to take care of!

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Benefits

+ Removes chemicals like benzene and trichloromethyl from the air.

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Let soil dry out before watering. (1-2 weeks).

+ Place at bright indirect light spot.

+ Not suited for intense, direct sun.


5. Peace lilies

It blooms indoors! 

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Benefits

+ Removes benzene, formaldehyde, and other chemicals emitted from harsh cleaning products.

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Water only if soil is dry.

+ Place under indirect light near window.


6. Spider Plant

It grows cute little baby spiders for you to propagate!

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Benefits

+ Strong air purifier, removing both formaldehyde and xylene.

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Dry out between watering.

+ Needs bright light, but no direct sun.

+ Place in room with big windows.


7. Bird’s Nest Fern

Or what the locals call, Pokok Paku Langsuir is believed to have supernatural properties, or the home of the langsuir, a mythical female banshee hostile to pregnant women.

Best for all you paranormal fans!

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Benefits

+ Filters formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene 

How to Keep Them Alive

+ Do not water too frequently.

+ Dry out halfway between watering.

+ Place in medium to bright indirect light spot, like bathroom.



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