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15 Best Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021

Written by Ivy

Nov 01 2021

15 Best Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Here are best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light! If you want to propagate some charming plants in some gardens with insufficient light, the following 15 indoor plants for low light are a good choice. These 15 indoor plants for low light like loose sandy soil with good drainage. As long as the planting environment needs ventilation and light transmission, it can meet their living conditions.

1. Lucky Bamboo

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Lucky bamboo has very low requirements for light. It is suitable for the growth of rich Bamboo under bright scattered light. It likes the environment of shade and humidity, high temperature, waterlogging resistance, strong fertility and cold resistance. This low light indoor plant likes the warm environment, and the temperature is suitable for 18 ℃ ~ 24 ℃. It can grow all year round.

2. Dracaena Marginata

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
 
Dracaena marginata not only needs sufficient water, but also has special requirements for light. It should not be placed on the windowsill with too strong sunlight, but there is no sunshine at the end of the day, which is also unfavorable to Dracaena marginata. Therefore, we can put Dracaena marginata in other places indoors where there is diffuse light instead of direct light.

3. Philodendron Heartleaf

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Philodendron heartleaf is a perennial herbaceous vine of Helianthus in Araceae. It not only has beautiful appearance, but also has very strong air purification ability. It is called air purification machine. This low light indoor plant has excellent adsorption ability for toxins and harmful substances in the air.

4. ZZ Plant

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
ZZ plant can survive even in extremely low light and ventilation. This low light indoor plant is not suitable for planting in cold areas. It cannot survive under 18 ℃.

5. Silver Dollar Plant

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Silver dollar plant likes the environment with low light, but it can't be without light for a long time. The light should not be too strong. The place with scattered light is the best. Silver dollar plant is suitable to grow between 8 degrees and 28 degrees. Silver dollar plant is neither cold nor heat resistant, so it should be maintained in the room in winter.

6. Cast Iron Plant

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Cast Iron plant does not have a high demand for light. In summer, it needs to pull a sunshade to prevent exposure to the sun. It gives enough scattered light in spring and autumn, and more sun in winter. The most suitable growth temperature for cast iron plant is about 15 ℃. In winter, if the maintenance temperature is above 0 ℃, the Aspidistra can survive the winter safely. At ordinary times, we can weigh the weight of the basin soil and feel that it is obviously lighter and more permeable. We can pour compound fertilizer and water every half a month during the growth period of this low light indoor plant to promote the growth of the plant.

7. Prayer Plant

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
The prayer plant does not have high requirements for light. It only needs some light. On the contrary, strong direct light will damage the leaves. The indoor light is not so strong, so it is very suitable this low light indoor plant grows.

8. Rohdea Japonica

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Rohdea japonica can accept low-intensity sunlight, but it cannot be exposed to the sun for a long time, otherwise it will make the leaves yellow and affect its ornamental. This low light indoor plant likes semi shade environment and does not have strong demand for light. It is better to grow in weak light environment. If the sun is fierce, it can be shaded appropriately.

9. Boston Fern

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Boston fern is a perennial evergreen herb and it likes low lignt. Its leaves grow with personality and green color. The leaves of this low light indoor plant can be hung down and grow. It looks very personalized. This low light indoor plant can not only purify the air, but also absorb the oil fume and formaldehyde produced by cooking. It is very suitable for indoor maintenance.

10. Anthurium

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Anthurium should be cultivated in semi shade environment, but it needs sunshine in winter. Although it is resistant to semi shade, stronger light is beneficial to flowering, with many and large flowers and bright color. This low light indoor plant is the best culture soil, which is rich in humus, loose and well drained loam.

11. Bird of Paradise

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Bird of Paradise can live in low light, but we can't let the plants be exposed to the sun. This low light indoor plant is suitable for growing in a warm environment, so the temperature should not be too low and should be maintained at about 20-22 ℃. In its growth period and flowering period, there should be a certain amount of water in the soil, but there should be no ponding. The soil should also be selected. We can use slightly acidic soil with good porosity, which will be more conducive to the growth of this low light indoor plant.

12. Parlor Palm

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Parror palm prefers a semi shady growth environment and doesn't like places with plenty of sunshine. We can put this low light indoor plant indoors, preferably in a bright place near the window and keep sufficient scattered light. We don't put this low light indoor plant on the balcony in direct sunlight, which will cause its leaves to dry.

13. Split Leaf (Monstera Deliciosa)

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Monstera deliciosa is a shade tolerant plant. During maintenance, we should put split leaf in a cool environment to avoid exposure. Monstera deliciosa does not have strict requirements on soil, and rotten leaf soil or peat soil can be used as culture soil. This low light indoor plant likes to grow in an environment of 20-25 ℃. If the temperature is lower than 5 ℃, it is easy to suffer from freezing injury, and if the temperature is higher than 32 ℃, it will stop growing. This low light indoor plant likes to be wet and needs frequent watering during growth..

14. Adiantum

Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Adiantum likes scattered light and is not resistant to strong light. Strong light will sunburn the plant, resulting in yellowing of leaves and scorched edges, which will affect the growth and ornamental effect. But we should not put it in the dark for a long time. We should ensure that this low light indoor plant has 2 to 4 hours of astigmatism every day, so that it can grow normally.

15. Snake Plant

 Best 15 Indoor Plants for Low Light 2021
Snake plant needs low-intensity light. Potted plants should not be in the dark for a long time, otherwise the leaves will be dark, dull and lifeless. If this low light indoor plant is indoors for a long time, we can't directly put it in a place with strong light. We should gradually adapt this low light interior plant to the changes of light intensity.
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