10 Low-Light Houseplants for Not-So-Green Thumbs

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1) Snake Plant Laurentii

Snake plant or mother-in-law's tongue is a low-maintenance, durable succulent that can survive with minimal care and is an excellent air purifier for your home.

2) Bird's Nest Fern

The bird's nest fern is a low-maintenance plant that adds texture to any space, with thick curled leaves that can withstand even the worst gardener and just needs to be watered every 1 to 2 weeks.

3) Star Jasmine

Jasmine is a fragrant subtropical vine that requires indirect light, and should be watered every 1-2 weeks once the top half inch of soil is dry.

4) Pothos

Pothos is a fast-growing, vine plant that thrives in indirect sunlight and needs to be watered every 1-2 weeks.

5) Red Chinese Evergreen

The Siam Aglaonema, or Chinese evergreen, boasts variegated green leaves with reddish pink edges and can thrive in any lighting from bright to very low. It's also low maintenance and can go weeks without water.

6) Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera Deliciosa, also called Swiss cheese plant, is a low-maintenance, statement-making plant that thrives in medium indirect light and needs watering once a week.

8) Peacock Calathea

Calathea makoyana, or "peacock" plant, is a low-light indoor plant with vibrant feather-like leaves that requires well-draining soil and can grow up to two feet tall.

9) ZZ Plant

The ZZ plant is perfect for beginners and adapts well to indoor environments with low light; its feather-like leaves make a statement, and it requires minimal watering.

10) Peace Lily

Peace lily can thrive in low-light and indicate when it needs watering by drooping its leaves, which should be done once a week.

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