This prickly variety of succulent family is found in abundance in parts of North and South America and some parts of South Africa. The uncanny attractiveness, diversity in colour and unexpected sizes are so captivating that it has made its place in the list of most gifted and loved houseplant.
These little succulents flourish with minimal attention and with little care they bloom exquisitely. Mammillaria, Gymnocalycium, and Parodia are few pricky cacti varieties out of many that flower well with pain-free effort. The distinctive look of the cactus and its quality to survive in adverse conditions are the reasons that people opt to buy a wide variety of cactuses for landscaping for their rooftop gardens and indoor decor.
The easiest way to kill a cactus is overwatering.
Potting mix should be extremely well drained.
Place in dry spots in winters.
Water only the soil, avoid water splashes on the leaves.
Early morning watering is preferable.
A sunny window aids in the flourishing of the cactus.
Do not keep the cactus in dark and suffocating spaces.
Carefully handle while transferring without interrupting the arrangement of the root system, wrap strips of paper around to form a loop on top and then handle it.
Water sparingly allowing the soil to dry.
(Crassula ovata, family - Crassulaceae)
Jade plant is an evergreen succulent native to South Africa with a range of distinctive looking varieties. The woody stem with small fleshy oval-shaped green or variegated leaves forms a structure which looks like a blend of a miniature tree and a flower making it an ideal choice for indoor landscaping/decor. Depending upon the species the plant also flowers in winters and last a long time if taken care ideally.
Jade is considered to be very auspicious and symbol of good luck and prosperity, earning itself names like “Friendship Plant”, “Money Plant” and “Dollar Plant”. The reputation of Jade plant that it encourages positive mental health gives it a special place in the houses and office spaces also making it a favourite as a gift for any occasion for loved ones.
Use a soil mix that is well drained.
Water to keep the soil moist, do not dampen the soil, it is deadly for the plant.
Do not re-pot for a few years.
Use a wide sturdy pot for the plant.
The plant loves a sunny windowsill.
Grows well in room temperature in summers and likes coolness (not coldness) and darkness during winter nights.
Fertilizing 2-4 times a year with a standard liquid houseplant fertilizer is enough for the plant to flourish.
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Sansevieria plants are excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on table-top displays. Sansevieria plants have an excellent capability of absorbing 107 unknown air pollutant including (such as formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, carbon dioxide and carbon mono-oxides) from the air. Sansevieria use the crassulacean acid metabolism process, which absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen at night. This purportedly makes them suitable bedroom plants. It also absorbs formaldehyde, chloroform, benzene, xylene, and trichloroethylene. Sansevieria as the indoor plant you will be saved from a wide range of health risks such as irritation on skin and eyes, dizziness, weakness, euphoria, headache, nausea, blurred vision, respiratory diseases, tremors, irregular heartbeat, liver and kidney damage, paralysis and unconsciousness. Sansevieria is the low maintenance plant and It can be used as a office plants as well as home plants
Curry leaf is an aromatic deciduous plant, 4-5 meter in height, mainly grown homesteads in large containers. Leaves are used as a natural flavouring agent in various dishes curries poha etc. Its act against many bacterial and fungal infections and cure gastrointestinal and protect liver.
Giloy is a perennial woody climber with succulent stems belongs to the family Menispermaceae. All plant parts are having some medicinal properties. Its dried stem cuttings are used to cure jaundice, anaemia and skin diseases. Now days it gets popularity to cure dengue disease and improve the immune system.
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(Syn. Aloe Barbadensis Mill., Family - Liliaceae)
This large family of succulent has around 4oo hundred varieties and the most popular is Aloe Vera. This native plant from the northern parts of Africa has been a part of ancient medicinal remedies and traditions in many cultures around the world. Caring and cultivating this plant is pain-free and the benefits are numerous, both these qualities made this plant popular and spread across the world rapidly. Aloe Vera is a short-stemmed succulent that grows up to 40 inches depending on the species. This plant also grows very successfully indoors, with minimal care which makes this plant as one of the best indoor plants.
The thick fleshy leaves contain a clear mucilaginous gel, used to cure a variety of diseases. The oral or internal use of this tasteless and odorless gel have well-known benefits. Aloe Vera has an endless list of benefits, starting from its use in the skin care and cosmetic industry to healing sunburns, itchy skin allergies and burn wounds. Internal usage helps the healing process of diabetes, hypertension, constipation, and a few gastrointestinal ailments.
Aloe Vera has very many distinctive and beautiful looking varieties and with these well-proven benefits, this plant makes an excellent choice for a gift or as an ornamental and healthy indoor plant and an easy to maintain outdoor plant.