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 10 Houseplants That Don't Need Sunlight To Grow

10 Houseplants That Don't Need Sunlight To Grow

Houseplants decorate and purify the air. Here are 10 plants to keep in your home that don't need the sun. In addition to their aesthetic and decorative side, indoor plants have health and well-being advantages. Purifying and depolluting, they help to clean the air in your interior and reduce stress at the same time. In addition, some plants do not need sunlight to grow and are ideal for an interior that does not benefit from much light. 

Houseplants That Don't Need Sunlight To Grow

To dress up your bedroom or living room, houseplants are the ultimate decorative object, especially since they are easy to maintain and do not require a lot of care. So many reasons not to deprive yourself of these plants which wish us good. In addition to their purifying quality, they also have a psychological and social impact and it is not without reason that professional spaces are equipped with more and more plants.

Some of them, can flourish and grow indoors, even if they don't have a lot of light. In an office or in the shade of your living room, they will easily adapt to the existing light without requiring great care. Still, you can supplement their solar intake with fluorescent light and plant them in pots large enough for their roots to take place.

Here are 10 low-light houseplants that can survive even the darkest corner

The snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

1. The snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

Named after the snake-like stripes on its leaves, this plant is perfect for people who don't have a lot of time to spend with their plants. However, direct exposure to the sun or too frequent watering could damage it. 

Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

2. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

Robust, this plant will grow in your interior even if you don't have a green thumb and will brighten up your interior. In an office or on a window sill, however, do not leave this plant in the sun which could scorch its leaves.

Prayer plant (Maranta leuconeura)

3. Prayer plant (Maranta leuconeura)

This plant gets its name, from the fact that its leaves bend at nightfall as if to pray and reopen in the light of day. Its pretty oval leaves will adorn your interior to imbue it with an atmosphere of peace and well-being. It can survive in shade and cannot stand the sun's rays which can damage its leaves.  

Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana)

4. Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana)

Similar to Bamboo, however, this plant belongs to the Dracaena family and adapts to all spaces. This water-loving plant must be watered regularly and protected from the sun to survive.

Southern Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum capillusveneris)

5. Southern Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum capillusveneris)

This plant has the advantage of growing both indoors and in a garden, but in the shade. The sun can burn its leaves and damage it and requires regular watering.

Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

6. Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Refined, this plant in the shape of a small palm tree will add a touch of elegance to your interior. In order for it to grow smoothly, it is important to keep it away from drafts and direct sunlight.

Cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior)

7. Cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior)

With its large, dark green leaves, this plant is ready to grow in a low light location and does not require a lot of watering; you can also wipe its leaves to give them shine.

Peacock plant (Calathea makoyana)

8. Peacock plant (Calathea makoyana)

With its wide leaves and special patterns, the peacock plant is decorative and sparkling. It requires minimal care in low light and would not stand exposure to the sun. 

Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata)

9. Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata)

In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, fern improves air quality and looks great both indoors and out. However, it does require shade so that its leaves do not burn in the sun. For it to grow, this plant needs regular watering.

Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

10. Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Considered the plant par excellence for purifying the air, it will illuminate your interior, while eliminating bad odors. It is a plant that adapts to both light and shade and requires regular watering.

So take advantage of the benefits of plants and do not hesitate to decorate your interior, whether it is to purify the air or to repel insects. There are even plants that attract good luck, positive energy, and prosperity to your home, so why not!