Granted, you’ll need to ensure your home provides the right conditions for these trees to grow, but if you put in the time and effort you’ll be rewarded with lush foliage and an eye-catching plant that’s sure to be a conversation-starter among guests.
1. Kentia palm
A kentia palm is a large but slow-growing plant that likes bright, indirect light and well-drained soil. These guys can tolerate a little shade here and there, too.
2. Dracaena plant
Easy to grow, this plant can grow to six feet tall and likes moderate to bright, indirect light and just-moist soil. Don’t over-water.
3. Weeping fig
Prefers bright, indirect light and a position away from heaters and cold draughts.
4. Olive tree
As long as you have a spot in your home that gets lots of bright light and direct sun, you can grow an olive tree indoors. Well-draining soil is a must.
5. Golden cane (Areca) Palm
This tree can grow up to seven feet tall indoors and prefers bright spaces, constant moisture but drier soil in winter.
6. Umbrella tree
Easy to care for, this supersized version of the umbrella plant needs moderate light and regular watering.
7. Fiddle leaf fig
Although a fiddle leaf fig requires lots of care, in can grow to 10 feet tall indoors and likes bright, indirect sunlight ad a consistent environment, so avoid any position or temperature changes.
This article originally appeared on Better Homes and Gardens.
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