Best Houseplants to House in Apartments

Many plant lovers find it impossible to keep their favourite plants in their apartments due to space constraints. However, a houseplant can be a great addition to any apartment for they provide vibrant colour and humidity and fill the space with welcoming energy. Plus, there are a few houseplants that can actually be very beneficial when put in an apartment, especially the potted ones. Below we have put together a list of special and sturdy houseplants that are perfect for apartment dwellers.

Best Houseplants

Snake Plant

This plant thrives in environments with high levels of humidity and needs bright light. Snake Plant also tolerates a wide range of temperatures, making it an ideal choice for people who live in colder climates as well. Also, it can withstand weeks of neglect without showing any signs of distress. Hence, perfect for those with life on the go.

Bird’s Nest Fern

The Bird’s Nest Fern is a mood-boosting houseplant that is perfect for apartments with confined spaces. You can either pot or hang it in a place where it receives a balanced amount of light, humidity and moisture. Since they have a slower growth rate, they will remain pint-size when kept indoors.

ZZ Plant

ZZ plant is one of the easy-care plants available that can tolerate low light, and low water conditions and rarely attracts pests. It can do fine even under the fluorescent lights in your apartment. Please note that the ZZ Plant is not a pet-friendly one. If consumed, its foliage can be irritating. Hence, keep it out of reach of pets and even small children.


Succulents are those cute houseplants that are rising in popularity which is most probably attributed to their aesthetic looks, low maintenance and nearly indestructible nature. To keep these little guys going, all you need is a little bit of sunlight and water once every month. Cactus, Aloe Vera and Jade Plants are among those succulents that make a great option for apartment living.

Moth Orchids

The Moth Orchid or Phalaenopsis Orchid is a renowned apartment-friendly houseplant that doesn’t require a great deal of effort and yet spread gorgeousness to every nook and corner. They're ideal for the home environment, with a preference for medium light levels and warm conditions.