Don’t be afraid to start your journey into the world of tropical plants. Tropical plants are popular among houseplant enthusiasts because they have vibrant colors and exotic looks. However, not all tropical plants need a green thumb or extensive gardening experience. Here is a list of the top ten beginner friendly, low maintenance tropical plants that we have compiled for you. Not only are these plants breathtaking but also capable of tolerating human errors which makes them ideal for beginners.

Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum): This plant selection is embraced with beautiful white flowers and dark green leaves that make it stand out amongst others. It loves dim light and its water needs are not very demanding.sanseveria

Snake Plant (Sansevieria): The Snake Plant has tall, erect leaves that can go for days without water or sunlight.

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum): This plant usually has its small plants attached to arching leaves. It’s versatile in terms of light preferences and propagation method is not hard.

Philodendron: Philodendrons with their heart-shaped leaves trailing in nature fit perfectly on shelves or hanging baskets. They are able to adapt to varying light conditions and easy to take care of.

ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia): Low-light areas are the best suited environments for ZZ Plants since they need little water due to their inherent drought resistance.

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum): A rapidly growing vine with heart-shaped leaves often having golden or variegated patterns. It’s very adaptable and can grow under different lighting conditions.

Aloe Vera: Apart from being medicinal, aloe vera only requires minimal watering and grows well in indirect sunlight.

Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica): These are dark green glossy leaves complemented by bright sheen especially when freshly cleaned. It likes bright indirect light but is relatively easy to care for.

Bromeliad: Bromeliads have long lasting colourful blooms and unique foliage. They love indirect light making them perfect for bright rooms such as conservatories.

Dracaena: A range of dracaenas have long, narrow leaves and can be grown in different light conditions. It’s also good at purifying indoor air.

Remember that overwatering is the main mistake people make with these plants. Make sure you let the top inch of soil dry out before watering again, and place it in a sunny spot where there is little or no direct sunlight. These are some tropicals that require less care but will still give your house that tropical feel minus the demanding gardening.

Invite these forgiving tropical plants into your home and enjoy their lush, vibrant beauty. Enjoy planting!