Easy Maintenance Plants to grow in Indian Households

Easy Maintenance Plants to grow in Indian Households

Money Plant

Money plant is an evergreen climber populous due to its certain beliefs recognized  with it.

As per feng shui principles, it develops a harmonious environment and brings prosperity. These shiny green leaves are an easy element to a house.

Money plants can be developed in either water or soil and grow proper in bright and indirect sunlight.

In the case of starting planting with soil growing medium, you need watering once a week. Once in a week watering is enough and if the plant is being grown in water then the water requires to be developed once a week. Their growth is easy to manage via pruning and tying the plant to the region which one wants it to grow.[/vc_column_text]


Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is one of the highest populous succulents because of its easy maintenance as well as a huge range of uses. The plant has a very short stem but it has large fleshy leaves. This plant has used for multiple areas such as:- health, beauty and decoration.

Aloe Vera grows properly in bright light but it tends  to dry out if it is exposed to proper sunlight.

Well- draining potting mix is applied as its growth medium and about 3/4th of an inch of space must be left between the top of the soil and the rim of the pot for allowing the bottom leave for resting against.

The gel derived from the leaves of an aloe vera plant can be used topically and must not be ingested. Its most common use is for soothing sunburn skin.

Spider Plant

Spider plants are a renowned variety of hardy plants applied as a pot or hanging plants. They are effective for growing under a huge range of conditions and reaching their full growth if served with specific conditions.

These are fastest- draining and populous-aerated potting mixture as the growth medium along with assessment for bright direct sunlight, and regular watering. In addition, for maintaining  the leaves, misting is advisable and also adding fertilizer around it once a week helps to keep the plant healthy.

Asparagus Fern

An asparagus fern is a feathery light shrub which works as an ornamental item. Despite the appearance and name, asparagus ferns belonging  to the Liliaceae genus (lily family) and they are not real ferns.

They are often known to as weeds as they can growing rapidly when planted outside and having low demands for enabling growth. The optimum conditions for growth consisting bright but filtered sunlight, regular watering for keeping it hydrated and loose, well-drained potting soil.

The amount of water and fertilizer applied for controlling an asparagus fern can be decided based upon whether the plant is turned yellow and starts drooping.

Lucky Bamboo Plant

The lucky bamboo is another plant which belongs to the lily family that is often mistaken for being a part of a different genus (bamboo). As a part of the name ‘lucky’ suggesting, this plant is believed for bringing good luck according to  principles of feng shui and Vastu shastra.

These popular indoor plants grow well in indirect light and can be grown in either water or soil. When Applying  water as the growth medium, the roots of the plant must be mixed and combined in a container with the nadir lined with pebbles. When planted in soil, well developed potting soil with good drainage is idealistic and it should be watered only enough for keeping the soil moist.


Tulsi, also called as holy basil, is known for  herbs due to its association with Hinduism and Jainism as well as its several uses. Tulsi is mostly used as a home remedy tor treat various diseases.

It is a native Indian herb and that can develop to being grown indoors or outdoors.

Tulsi grows well in rich well-drained soil with an absolute neutral pH. The plant can grow in any amount of sunlight but thriving with direct sunlight and it does not need much water.

For maintaining the plant the soil must be kept moist, liquid fertilizer can be add to it  on a monthly basis and compost add to it half-yearly.


Mint is a kind of herb that is easy to grow which is also known for its rich flavor and unique scent. These plants are Strong and thick perennials which have a tendency for spreading if their growth goes unchecked. Mint is developed indoors in containers, and outdoors in beds and as a region of landscaping.

Rich soil and moisture are the only desires that the plant has for it to be able to flourish. For ideal growth, the plant must be kept in partial shade and watered daily. If grown in a container then Liquid fertilizer can be used on a monthly basis.

Weeping Fig

Weeping fig, called a ficus tree, is a broadleaf evergreen tree which is used as an indoor plant. They can be tall with leafless braiding trunks, tall and bushy and a short pot plant. Based upon the manner in which one wants to grow it the amount of pruning and cutting difference.

These plants are applied for purifying indoor air and acted as a beautiful feature in a room.

Optimum regions for the growth of a weeping fig plants are fairly lighten with some shade,Enough watering for keeping the soil moist and its growth medium can be any regular potting mixture.

Snake Plant

Snake plant is populous to efficiently in purifying indoor atmosphere and it is also among the few plants that can taken out from carbon dioxide during the night. These evergreen perennials are developed with long sword- such as leaves deriving a dark green color with strips of white and yellow. They make good indoor plantation in a bedroom and has a detail of being the raw material for the production of ropes and baskets.

Snake plants, which also called as  mother-in-law’s tongue, are a robust species which can develop in a wide range of growing conditions. However, its highest optimum conditions consisting of  indirect sunlight and sparring water needs  based upon soil moisture content.


Cactus Plants or cacti are beautiful and attractive with unique shapes and sizes. Two groups of the Cactaceae families can be developed in houses and are populous as feature plants and are used in terrariums.

The two kinds are desert and forest cactus.

All cacti require very little care and are hardy plants. The conditions in which they are thriving differ based upon the species’ real environment. Desert cacti need a growing medium as compared to desert soil which is one of the fastest-draining soil and they thrive in bright sunlight.

On the other hand, desert cacti can be develop in a regular potting mixture and do proper in a shady spot with indirect light.