7 Houseplants That Need Water Once a Month

Homiful.com -- For those of you who are busy or forgetful about watering your plants, you may need to have 7 houseplants that need water once a month. These plants are so forgiving that they don't need require daily or weekly watering. Some plants even prefer this condition rather than you overwater them. Find out more about these plants below!

Snake plant (Sansevieria)


The snake plant is popular for its upright leaves and drought tolerance. This plant only need water when the soil feels dry to the touch. Too wet and moist soil will cause root and leaf rot, leading to the death of the snake plant. Watering it once month won't kill the plant.

ZZ plant


Water your ZZ plant as the soil dries out between watering. If you live in a humid or cold climate, this could be once every 2-3 weeks or even once a month. The mushy leaves is a sign that your ZZ plant is being overwatered, which rots its roots.

Rubber plant


Rubber plant is an excellent plant for absorbing indoor air pollution. It's low-maintenance and drought-tolerant. Expect to water the plant once every 1-2 weeks during the summer, but only once a month during the winter.

Devil's backbone plant


Devil's backbone (Euphorvia tithymaloides) is grown as an indoor plant. This plant likes to be in bright light inside the house; its leaves can take on a reddish tone with enough light. When the soil dries out, which may be once a month, watering is applied. Make sure by doing a finger-touch test.

Zebra hawortia


Zebraa hawortia is a small succulent houseplant that will brighten up your workspace. The plant prefers shady areas, such as those in the bedroom or workplace. It's a succulent that need water when the soil starts to dry out, which is about once every 2-4 weeks.

Spider plants


Spider plants are simple to care for. Put it somewhere with moderate-to-bright light. Give your spider plant a light watering once a week to grow this lush. However, spider plants also survive with watering once a month; it's just that their growth becomes slower.



Every succulents and cactus tend to like infrequent watering. Water only then the soil dries out. That can be once every 2 to 4 weeks. Succulents store water in their fleshy leaves and dislike being watered frequently.

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