Low Light Plants For Decorating Your Home

Plants and trees that grow well in lower light conditions are classified as low light plants, they do very well in apartments or homes where you get a lot of shade and cannot get enough direct sunlight coming into a room. If you are inexperienced or just don’t have a green thumb these low light indoor plants are the easiest of all to grow. Sunlight requirements do not matter that much because they grow so well under all types of conditions.

Best low light Indoor Plants

How did we pick these low light plants that grow well in poor lighting conditions? It was based on how easy they are to grow and maintain under poor lighting or no direct sun light. Direct filtered sunlight doesn’t matter that much because these low light plants grow so well under all types of conditions, even as drought tolerant plants.

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Hawaiian Umbrella Bonsai Tree Details Here

Grows Well In Poor Lighting

  • easiest bonsai trees to care for and is a very beautiful trouble-free evergreen
  • Very popular and easy indoor care.
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This is the bonsai tree that we recommend if you are inexperienced with bonsai trees or you do not have a green thumb. In our opinion it is one of the easiest bonsai trees to care for and is a very beautiful trouble-free evergreen. If you don’t know which tree to purchase as a gift for someone, this is the bonsai tree to select. This versatile bonsai tree is great for home, office, dorm or anywhere and does well in lower or higher lighting conditions. Our bonsai tree features tiny umbrella shaped variegated leaves and coiled trunk forming a dense green and yellow canopy.

Flowering Indoor low light Plants

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Texas Ebony Bonsai Tree Details Here

Also Grows Well In Poor Lighting

  • plume-like spikes of very fragrant, light yellow to white blossoms
  • Very popular flowering indoor tree requiring less light
  • Native to Texas and Mexico and is ideal for dry, indoor locations.
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The short branches are clothed in tiny dark green, bi-pinnate leaflets and make a wide rounded canopy which casts a filtered shade below. Leaves fold up at night or in subdued light. Touching the leaves does not put it to sleep as in some Mimosa. Short thorns are interspersed among the branches. From June to August is decorated with dense, plume-like spikes of very fragrant, light yellow to white blossoms at the end of its branches. Dark brown woody seed capsules follow the blooms and persist on the tree for weeks. In Mexico these seed pods are eaten and the shells roasted and used as a coffee substitute.

As you can see that even though this plant grows well without direct sunlight it still is a flowering indoor plant. The low light plants that you see pictured above is called a texas ebony or mimosa tree. Grows well in shady and poor lighting conditions is cold hardy which is good for basements.

This low light slow growing house plant has dense, dark, pointed leaves arranged on stiff, symmetrical branches. The plant is unisexual, which means it has male flowers in cones and female flowers composed of cylindrical thickened scales. The fruit is often edible, are pedunculate, fleshy and brightly colored. New growing foliage comes in a light green color that turns darker with age.

Plants That Grow in Low Light Conditions

Some homes are lucky enough to have plenty of south facing windows with more than enough sunlight coming. Normally this is usually not the case for most people. All homes or apartments have shady corners and rooms with little natural light. Low light conditions are found mainly in office buildings, home offices and basements where you have mainly fluorescent lighting or no direct sunlight. These are the areas you need low light plants.

Please note that when we say low light, that doesn’t mean darkness. Low light plants just need indirect light from a window or balcony. All of these bonsai plants do very well in kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms or offices. You can use these low light plants as home decor to add a bit more color to a room when decorating. Because of their low lighting needs for a healthy growing environment they are ideal for students to have in a dorm room.