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11 Of The Best Large Indoor Plants And How To Care For Them?

Have you ever heard about indoor gardening? If not, we’re here to help you out. When you grow plants inside of a house or building, this is commonly referred to as “Indoor gardening.” 

Now, many people love to have artificial plants in their houses, but a real plant is a real one!! Every house looks good with some green plants and even it feels good. Isn’t it? Try to bring some green plants inside your house and make your home even more beautiful. 

Now you have questions like you won’t be able to water them on time as most of the time you will be in your workplace? And because of the infrequent watering routine, they’ll die!! Don’t worry!! Because it’s a myth. One of the most common causes of indoor plant’s death is overwatering.

In this blog, we have provided the list of best large indoor plants, and in between the article, we are also providing some useful tips to keep them healthy and fresh. So, keep on reading

From fig trees to palm trees, below you’ll find every kind of indoor large plants that will make your home feel like paradise. Now you say why larger houseplants? Plants that grow more than 5 feet quickly grabs attention. Taller houseplants create an illusion of large space. 

But you have to keep some things in mind before you go shopping for an indoor plant. Yes, you can’t put any plant inside the house because they all need different temperatures and some are very sensitive to humidity. So, let’s know about which plants are suitable for indoors? 

Here’s the List of 11 tall house plants for indoor gardening: 

1. Areca Palm (Chrysalidocarpus Lutescens)

Areca Palm

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Areca Palm is a feathery plant, and it does absolutely well in brighter spaces. The growth is prolonged, they only grow 10 inches per year. So, they can get to 6 to 7 feet tall indoors. They mostly prefer constant light moisture in summer & spring. 

Tip: Let it dry out a bit in winters. Do less watering in the winter season. 

2. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia Reginae)

Bird of Paradise

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Look at the incredible glossy leaves in the shape of a paddle. If you want to bring the jungle vibes in your home, then bring this large plant to your house. Now, you know why it is called “Bird of Paradise.”

3. Calamondin Orange Tree (Citrus Mitis)

Calamondin Orange Tree

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Yes, a citrus plant, not a tree of course!! You can surely grow your own citrus inside of the home. But there are only particular species of orange trees that can survive in the inside temperature. So, buy the one, and they’ll make your home smell really really good!!

4. Corn Plant (Dracaena Fragrans)

Corn Plant

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The corn plant is one of the “easy to grow’‘ plant species. The most common type is ‘Massangeana,’ which can grow upto 6 feet tall. With a cane-like stem, this plant will surely make a statement in any room. It likes to have indirect sunlight and slightly moist soil. 

Tip: Don’t overwater it otherwise, the lower leaves will become yellow & droop from the roots. 

5. Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus Lyrata) 

Fiddle Leaf Fig

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Fiddle Leaf Fig or Ficus Lyrata plant is known for its broad, Shiny, and fiddle-shaped leaves. Like the Corn Plant, it also needs some moderate to bright light and regular watering. But if you overwater, it will start dropping leaves. 

Tip: Occasionally dust the leaves to keep the plant looking its prettiest.

6. Jade Plant (Crassula Argentea)

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It is a tree and succulent both!! And we all know succulent is the easiest to maintain. And not only their maintenance is easy, but they’re known for purifying the air. What could else you want from a plant?

Tip:  It only requires moist soil, so make sure the soil is not too wet for them. 

7. Kentia Palm (Howea Forsteriana)

best large indoor plants

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Did you know that this plant was discovered in 1870 on an island off the coast of Australia? Since then this palm has been famous as an indoor plant. It has slender arching fronds and stylish form, which makes it a little pricey but the elegance that this plant adds to the room, which is so much more than its cost!!

Tip: It prefers only bright light, so place this near the windows or in the backyard area.  

8. Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria Heterophylla)

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The scientific name of the Norfolk Island Pine is Araucaria Heterophylla. When provided the sufficient bright light and slightly moist soil, you’ll see the beautiful & delicate-looking pines with needles. They’ll become a bit cranky if you change the lighting or just forget to water. Don’t give them any kind of stress, because they’ll drop their all beautiful needles if they face any type of environmental stress. 

Tip: Always place them in the south or west-facing window and don’t forget to mist them regularly. 

9. Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea Elegans)

best large indoor plants

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This plant is prevalent and one of the best selling plants. They are super plants. Why?  Because they don’t require bright light and if you forget them watering, they can very well deal with it. Not only this, but they’re also pet-friendly. 

10. Weeping Fig (Ficus Benjamina)

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Weeping Fig or Ficus Benjamina is one of the popular indoor plants. It has graceful and slightly arching branches. In the late summer, it shed up its leaves upto 20 percent. Don’t worry, new ones come next spring!!

Tip: It doesn’t like dry, hot air or cold drafts and prefers only bright indirect light. So keep them away from the heating vents and doors. 

11. Yucca (Yucca Elephantipes)

best large indoor plants

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The Yucca plant has only one requirement: tons of bright sunlight. That’s it!! Just water it now and again, and it’ll never demand anything else. It is sometimes also known as a desert plant because it doesn’t need much attention. 

Tip:  Just place it somewhere, where it can get plenty of sunlight. 

Every house needs some greenery, by including some plants in you will feel close to nature. There is a breathy and fresh environment all-around your home if you bring one of these best large indoor plants. They definitely add some dramatic touch to the interior and can serve as the focal point of your room. You’ll also feel rejuvenated and motivated around them, and you’ll see the difference all by yourself.

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