Robust plant life inside your home adds color and vibrancy. Plants break up straight lines in furniture and accessories and literally add life to your home décor. They also recycle air, removing carbon dioxide and adding back oxygen. There are many great choices to bring the outdoors in, but here are six of the best indoor trees.
Fiddle-leaf fig trees have become the darling of the indoor plant world. Their lush, broad leaves and size make them a favorite to grace the space near a corner window. Fiddle-leaf figs thrive in well-drained soil and both indirect and direct light. Fiddle-leafs are a little picky about soil moisture, so a moisture gauge helps. These indoor trees grow best in a tropical environment, so using a room humidifier will help your plant flourish.
Calamondin orange trees hold the distinction of bearing fruit indoors. They’re one of the few fruit-bearing plants that do. These indoor trees produce the most fragrant blooms that fill your home with a charming scent.
Money trees, also known as Guiana chestnut trees, grow well in all sorts of settings. Legend has it that these indoor trees bring good financial fortune to their owners. Known for their braided trunks, these tropical trees tolerate wet soils and bright, indirect sunlight.
Common fig trees put out rangy, winding limbs that can span an entire room. This indoor tree has broad leaves and produces purple fruit. It likes a humid environment and needs watering once per week.
Scheffleras, also known as umbrella trees, can grow to a towering eight feet tall. This tree’s leaf clusters give it its nickname. Don’t overwater scheffleras or they will lose leaves.
Jade plant offers a different look with its woody, traveling branches and teardrop-shaped leaves. A warm environment and well-drained soil eventually produce a three-foot-tall tree with a winsome look all its own.