Basic Planting: The Best Indoor Plants For Beginners

Spice up your home with the best indoor plants out there. A cool looking interior of a modern house might come with a minimalist style but how about adding a touch of green for a change?

Well, you don’t need to get a house renovation loan to give your home a facelift. You might just need a few indoor plants and that might do the trick. However, you are worried that you don’t have enough experience with plants or just don’t have the lucky hands. Don’t lose hope and you might want to try these indoor plants.

First of all, these plants are persistent and can go beyond more than we could ever imagine. That means it would be perfect for those who are new to planting and for those who are looking for low-maintenance greens inside our house.

Here are some indoor plants we should look for!

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree (Ficus Lyrata)

With its long stems and leathery leaves, fiddle-leaf fig trees are perfect for indoor settings, especially for those expensive modern, minimalistic homes. Now, mortgages may be a problem for some but taking care of this indoor plant is very easy.

We just have to look for spots that have access to enough sunlight just like areas close to a window or a skylight and it should be good to go. You can also get away with watering this plan at least once a week

This shrub boasts a long, elegant stem and branches with broad, leathery leaves. For placement, Schrader suggests “under a skylight or next to a window.” In other words, it needs as much sun as possible. Schrader suggests pruning the top branches when it grows above the window frame.

Split-Leaf Philodendron (Monstera Deliciosa)

If you are looking for something that is both easy to manage and propagate easily, you should be looking for this plant. It also sports a unique leaf that looks sculpted from nature using the hands of a bona fide interior designer.

If we pay our utility bills through credit cards, well you are in luck. This plan only needs to get water at one a week to stay in tip-top shape.

Meyer Lemon Tree (Citrus X Meyeri)

Meyer lemon tree is originally believed to have come from a hybrid of lemon and mandarin oranges. Just like most citrus plants, it gives out that sweet aroma that would make the whole house fresh and smelling great. The best thing about this plant, you don’t need a ton of attention to keep it healthy. It just needs a good amount of sunlight and it should be all set.

Kentia Palm (Howea Forsteriana)

The kentia palm is a great indoor ornament and it also sports a classic look that is perfect for filling up dead spaces. If you consider taking care of this plant, you should probably place a huge investment when it comes to space since it’s leaves can easily grow up to 10 feet!

Just make sure to water if at least once a week and moderate sunlight would keep this plan happy.

Castiron Plant (Aspidistra Elatior)


Financial advisors love to see those greens and most of them considered getting a castiron. After all, its leaves give a rich, vibrant, and deep-looking green in a portion of our home. They are also considered one of the most maintenance-free indoor plants out there. Its outstanding tolerance when it comes to lack of sunlight means we can put them in any part of the house. Just don’t forget to water them at least once every 10 days.

These are the top options for us that don’t have the gift of “green thumb” but still wanted to try their luck in plants. Just get one of these and who knows, maybe one of these indoor plants would open the way for you guys to get the exciting world of plants.