Indoor plants for low light
Some plants need more light than others. In this video Dave Epstein introduces you some great plants for those of you with low indoor light. When you buy a new houseplant be sure to check the label for light requirements. It's easier to push a low light plant into hig
her light than the other way around.
Here is a small list of some great low light loving plants.
Very hardy plant tolerates extreme heat, dry air and low light for a long time. Infrequent watering makes it happy, do not let soil get wet.
Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum)
Likes to have its roots potbound. Does well with evenly moist soil.
Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana')
Overwater this plant and the leaf tips turn brown. Let dry out between waterings.
Bird Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus)
Keep evenly moist and away from drafts.
Pothos or Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum aureum)
This hardy plant is perfectly content with low light, although its leaves may lose their variegation.
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