Plants You Can’t Kill. Don’t Give Up Before Trying These
If you’ve had nothing but unfortunate incidents with houseplants and are reluctant towards any more attempts to bring something growing into your home, you should take a look at these options you have. They are considered plants you can’t kill, though of course prolonged excess or lack will eventually kill any plant.
The spiky projections bring to mind succulents, but the waxy plants thrive in more humid conditions. Bring one to work too — the species even flourishes under fluorescent lights.
Plants you can’t kill. Dieffenbachia
Place this beauty by a curtained window, protecting new leaves from extra sun. With filtered light, the showy plant is one happy camper.
The fast-growing shoots of this country actually produce little “babies” you can repot for added greenery elsewhere. Just stick to well-lit spots, and don’t forget weekly watering.
Plants you can’t kill. Aloe
Those spiraling leaves certainly look cool, and they’ll really thrive on your desk or bedside table. Aloe loves indirect light, plus a good soak every week or two.
Its beautifully shaped leaves and long tendrils make English ivy ideal to place on a high shelf or above the mantel. Keep it away from the strong light in the summer, but make sure it has enough lighting in winter and water it moderately.
Native to South Africa, jade plants are succulents that retain water in their round, green leaves. Desert and succulent plants go dormant if they don’t get enough water, so they’re very practical. When they get water again, they start to rehydrate and grow.