Large: Questions & Answers
What are the best large indoor plants?
Houseplants are a wonderful way to bring the joy of nature into your home. When you have large houseplants, they not only create an impression but they also make a visual statement that is more wonderful than any other home decor! Here is a list of some Best Large Indoor Plants that will transform any space - your home, office or patio into a visual delight.
Variegated Snake Plant - This hearty plant is a visual stunner and one of the best selling and most sought after large houseplants. Tall and slender the Mother In Law's Tongue is a great large plant choice.
Peace Lily The Peace Lily is the perfect large plant for gifting. It appears to be flowering all the time and adds a timeless elegance to any space.
Split Leaf Philodendron. The Monstera is an absolute crowd-pleaser. This best selling large plant makes a statement with its one of a kind leaves. It grows very large and will be an irresistible statement in your home.
Lady Palm Closely related to bamboo, this large plant is sustainable and perfects your homes Feng Shui when you put it at the entrance.
Fiddle Leaf Fig The most popular large house plant of this era, the Ficus adds dimension to your home. Plus, you don't want to be left behind if you don't have one!
Pigmy Date Palm The Date Palm is a wonderfully breezy, tropical feeling large plant. There are many thin, long leaves giving dimension and a sense of delicacy you will not find in most large house plants.
ZZ Plant This is the large house plant that you cannot kill! It is extremely hearty and looks amazing. Our customers tell us this is a favorite for gifting to people they aren't sure have a green thumb. Give this hearty, versatile large plant a home!
China Doll This large plant is technically a small tree! It loves to be pruned and loved and can bring the feeling of a giant bonsai into your home.
Sago Palm If you are looking for a large plant that is wide rather than tall, the Sago Palm is for you. Pair this hearty beauty with a large tall plant for a dynamic duo that will liven up any space.
Are there any benefits to filling my home with large plants?
Many studies conducted by reputable sources from NASA to prestigious universities found that filling your home with indoor plants will improve the quality of air in your home by 25% or more, creating feelings of relaxation, inspiration and positivity, and peace. These plants remove volatile compounds from he air and actually make it livlier air for human lungs!
The same study found that the size of your indoor plant is important when it comes to the plant’s ability to improve your home. The bigger the leaves, and the bigger the root system, the better for improving your air quality. Choose a few large indoor plants to get maximum air-quality for you and your family.
Are there any large, low-light plants for my office?
You might be under the impression that you need a ton of sun and a green thumb to keep houseplants alive, but that's not necessarily the case. There are plenty of indoor plants out there that are easy to care for, forgiving, and low-light tolerant. Some even do better in shadier spaces, if you can believe it. If you're not a full-blown plant parent yet because you haven't found the right low-light, low-maintenance greenery, then you're in the right place. We've compiled a list of the best plant varieties that won't want anything to do with your already-crowded windowsill—or at the very least, houseplants that can handle being in a shady corner of your space even if they prefer a bit more brightness.
And no, they're not all the same plants you've seen a thousand times. While some of these are popular, trusty staples (and for good reason!) there are tons of houseplants on this list that are unique and up-and-coming—some of which you may have never even seen before. From pothos to dragon plants and even a succulent or two, here are some of the coolest low-light plants you can grow.
Sago Palm The Sago Palm feels so tropical and this low-light to medium-light lover grows to up to 3 feet around!
Variegated Snake Plant This succulent is especially easy when it comes to maintenance. It can grow quite tall and tolerate darkness or low-light corners of your office. It does like a little sun once in a while but doesn't need it!
Ponytail Palm You have to see this special plant in person, it is one of our favorite! Whether used as a small tabletop plant or a full-on tree, it's adaptable enough to survive in just about any light levels. Imagine this charmer plant in your office!
Pigmy Date Palm This large low-light plant, also known as the parlor palm, is incredbily resilient. Those pretty feathery leaves liven up any bland, tired corner. It does well in medium light, though will survive in lower light areas and bring life to them.
ZZ Plant With thick, waxy green leaves, the ZZ adds colors and lushness while being very low-maintenance and thriving in a variety of lighting conditions. This is a common office building delight as it survies so well indoors.