The 7 Best Houseplants for People with Black Thumbs

The 7 Best Houseplants for People with Black Thumbs -- Thumb ornamental plants are bad enough to be an afterthought. This post will help you select the best houseplants for black thumbs that grow well and are tolerant of certain room conditions. Try one variety to begin a home garden that will improve the appearance and give the house a new look.



Swiss cheese is the common name for the plant known as split-leaf philodendron or monstera. This plant, which can grow up to 8 feet tall and has lovely leaves, requires adequate light and filtering. This plant grows by supporting a heavy trunk and prefers dry soil between waterings.

Philodendron heart leaf


The heart-shaped philodendron is a popular houseplant among gardeners. This plant will appeal to black thumbs due to its ease of care and rapid growth. Place in bright light and only water when the soil dries out. 

Peace lily 


The peace lily is one of the most beautiful ornamental flower plants for black thumb. This plant produces lovely flowers with delicate spathes of a lovely white color. It grows well in all types of environments and requires bright light and careful watering.

Wandering jew


This lovely creeping house plant looks lovely in a hanging basket. Purple leaf color with bright pink flowers is drought and moisture tolerant. This plant requires at least normal room temperature and partial light.

Grape ivy


Grape ivy is a plant that grows curved tendrils and is easy to grow on some houses. This plant attaches to a trellis or pole, making it very attractive as a room decoration. The best plant for black thumb is grape ivy. Adequate watering and humidity are required during the growing season.



Devil's ivy has a good reputation as a low-maintenance and easy-to-grow ornamental plant. It grows quickly, is drought tolerant, and enjoys propagation. The requirements are simple: water sparingly and adjust to the weather. Fertilize while also providing adequate lighting.

ZZ plant


The zz plant is the next low-maintenance plant that grows well. It requires bright window lighting, tolerates dry air, and requires watering attention. This plant is ideal for filtering harmful pollutants in rooms or office buildings.

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