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Houseplants that don't need light

Houseplants are powerful air purifiers and give the home a relaxing and cosy atmosphere. However, many houseplants need a lot of light, so having them in the house can be a problem. 

Fortunately, there are some plants that thrive without a lot of light. These plants are a great way to improve the look of your home, enjoy good air purification and bring a bit of greenery into your daily life even when there is little light. 

Here are 10 examples of house plants that do not need light.

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Houseplants that don't need light
Houseplants are powerful air purifiers and give the home a relaxing and cosy atmosphere. However, many houseplants need a lot of light, so having them in the house can be a problem. Fortunately, there are some plants that thrive without a lot of light. These plants are a great way to improve the look of your home, enjoy good air purification and bring a bit of greenery into your daily life even when there is little light. Here are 10 examples of house plants that do not need light:
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1. Bromelia (Bromeliaceae)
This tropical indoor plant is a close relative of the pineapple. There are hundreds of varieties of bromelia with different colours and leaves. They are perfect for indoors and look good wherever you decide to put them, as long as they do not receive direct sunlight, which would burn their leaves.
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2. Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
The Golden Pothos is a low-maintenance plant that can survive for a long time without being exposed to direct sunlight. It grows quite fast and can be grown both in pots and in water.
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3. Sansevieria (Dracaena trifasciata)
It is also known as 'mother-in-law's tongue'. This plant does not need much water or light to survive. It also purifies the air and absorbs harmful chemicals.
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4. Song of India (Dracaena reflexa)
It is a plant known for its exotic air. Although the ideal conditions are bright light and humidity, it can survive in low light conditions.
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5. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
Spathiphyllum is an ornamental plant distinguished by its variegated dark green leaves. It needs little light and can also grow in relatively humid conditions.
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6. Philodendron (Philodendron)
It is often used in homes for its ability to purify the air, but it is actually a low-maintenance plant and can even survive in limited lighting conditions.
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7. Dieffenbachia
This beautiful plant with its distinctive leaves will look great in any corner of your home. Dieffenbachia does very well in low or indirect light conditions. However, just be careful if you have small children or pets in the house, because there are parts of the plant that are toxic and can cause allergic reactions.
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8. Maidenhair fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris)
If you like extravagant plant shapes, the maidenhair fern is ideal. Ferns have beautiful, small, abundant leaves. They can be kept in the shade, as long as the moisture requirements are met.
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9. Prayer plant (Maranta)
This plant gets its name because as night approaches, the leaves close up and look like praying hands. Maranta is a perfect plant for interior decoration, but be careful when watering to avoid overdoing it.
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10. Spider plant (Chlorophytum)
The most common and widespread species is called Chlorophytum comosum, which is also known as the 'spider plant' because of the small seedlings that hang along thin stems that look like little spiders. This plant can very well survive with little sunlight.
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25/06/2024
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