Best Houseplants That’ll Thrive in Any Kitchen

Adding plants to your kitchen is an easy way to infuse some personality into your space. A lively and colourful kitchen makes it easier to cook dinner.
A few plants will also help reduce any potential pest problems (bye-bye, flies!). These houseplants are an excellent place to start if you’re looking for kitchen plants.

Peace Lilies

Peace lilies are beautiful additions to any kitchen. They also clean the air around them. They are tolerant to high humidity and can tolerate brief periods of submersion. They prefer to be in an east-facing window to be in bright, well-lit areas but avoid direct sunlight in the afternoon.

Polka Dot Plant

This plant has beautiful, spotted leaves that make a great kitchen plant. This plant thrives in indirect sunlight and partial shade. These plants need to be kept moist at all costs. You can mist them to create humid conditions.

Chinese Evergreen

You are looking for plants that can withstand almost any indoor environment? Chinese evergreen is a great choice. The Chinese evergreen has silvery-shiny leaves and long, green stems. It can tolerate a wide range of light conditions and watering frequency. You can’t go wrong with this low-maintenance plant!

Spider Plant

Spider plants thrive in bright sunlight, but they can also thrive in low light. To save counter space, hang them or place them on top.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera looks great on your counter and takes up very little space! The plant’s healing properties make it a great choice for those times when you burn yourself during cooking. Cut off the stem and apply the gel to heal your burn.

Snake Plant

Snake plants, a timeless classic, are another great choice for your kitchen. They are less tolerant of low light and prefer brighter lighting, but they can withstand it.

English Ivy

If you want a bold look or a plant that can live on top of your cabinets, Ivy is another great option. They do well in humid conditions, but they thrive best in bright, natural light. They don’t like low light.

ZZ Plant

ZZ Plants can tolerate bright or dim light but not direct sunlight. They also accept humidity levels of up to 90%. ZZ Plants prefer less water and are more tolerant of dry conditions. This means that no matter what your kitchen looks like, and no matter how often you forget to water them, you’ll be able to grow one of these plants.

Venus Flytrap

Venus flytraps, also known as carnivorous plants, are designed to lure insects in and then eat them. Although it won’t completely eliminate pests from your kitchen, it sure can help.

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