Top 10 Low-Maintenance Houseplants

Known for its resilience, the snake plant thrives in low light and infrequent watering. Its upright leaves add a touch of green to any space.

Snake Plant

Ideal for forgetful gardeners, the ZZ plant tolerates low light and sporadic watering. Its glossy leaves bring a modern aesthetic to indoor environments.

ZZ Plant

Pothos is virtually indestructible, thriving in various light conditions and with irregular watering. Its trailing vines make it perfect for hanging baskets or as a trailing plant on shelves.


Spider plants are resilient and adaptable, requiring minimal care. They produce offsets known as "spiderettes," adding visual interest to their arching foliage.

Spider Plant

Peace lilies are hardy plants that thrive in low light and tolerate occasional drought. Their elegant white blooms and glossy leaves make them popular indoor choices.

Peace Lily

With its attractive foliage and low-maintenance nature, the Chinese evergreen is perfect for beginners. It thrives in low to moderate light conditions.

Chinese Evergreen

Succulents come in a variety of shapes and sizes, all of which require minimal care. These drought-tolerant plants thrive in bright light and well-draining soil.


As its name suggests, the cast iron plant is tough and resilient, tolerating low light and irregular watering with ease.

Cast Iron Plant

Despite its name, the ponytail palm is not a true palm but rather a succulent. It requires infrequent watering and thrives in bright, indirect light.

Ponytail Palm