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4 Plants That Don't Need Sunlight

No need to make room on your windowsill for these!

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Growing a garden is always a good idea—certain plants can clean the air, lull you to sleep, put fresh produce on your table, and there are even varieties that even those without a green thumb can take care of—all you need is a little sun and water, then you're good to go. 

However, if you live in a high-rise home, sunlight may be hard to come by. No need to worry as there are types that grow even in the dimmest of spaces! Check them out below: 

Maidenhair Fern

If you're looking for self-sustaining fern, maidenhair is the type you should consider. Its dark and glossy stalk resembles human hair while its leaves crawl down but remain to grow like a shrub. All you need to do to keep it thriving is water it at least thrice a week.

 

Philodendron

Need a statement plant to finish off your living room décor? Philodendron is the perfect choice! It comes in both vine and shrub varieties, plus, it grows up to four feet and easily adapts to different temperatures. Aside from not needing sunlight, it grows best if the soil dries out between watering sessions.

Maranta Leuconeura (Prayer Plant)

Prayer Plants or Maranta Leuconeura thrive best in tropical temperatures and tend to die when left in the cold, making it a perfect choice for our climate! Unlike most plants, the Prayer Plant's leaves curl and wither when it is exposed to too much light so it is better to keep it away from windows and balconies.

Peperomia

Peperomia is a small but striking houseplant that grows to only six inches tall. Due to its thick foliage, some mistake it to be a succulent but it is simply a plant variety that doesn't need sunlight to survive. To make sure it doesn't dry up during the colder months, spraying the plant’s leaves is helpful in maintaining the humidity level.

PHOTOS: Nanne Jeane via Pinterest and floradania.dk (Main) | freshdesignpedia.com | alfresco.garden

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