Top 5 Kitchen Plants That Don’t Need Sunlight With Tips
Welcome to another article of Gardenontop.com, we will know which plants you can easily keep in the kitchen (Small kitchen plants) with low maintenance and plants no need for sunlight
- Arrowhead plant
- Chinese evergreen
- Z z plant
- African spear
- Polkadot plant
These are the topmost and most reliable plants you can easily keep in your kitchen, bedroom, table, and hall. Starting prices are minimal.
Arrowhead: Leaves look like arrow sign that’s why it is known as Arrowhead plants and it is also known as arrowhead vine, goosefoot, African evergreen, and American evergreen. It is most popular due to its leaves and texture. Leaves are green to off green and dark green. It also works as an air purifying. It comes with 40+ different types of verities and the most popular are white butterfly arrowhead and strawberry cream vine, and cream allusion nephthytis.
The scientific name is Syngonium podophyllum and it is released by the Araceae family. Few tips and tricks about arrowhead plant:
- Low maintenance plant (give water once a week).
- Plant it with normal soil and any compost.
- Easily thrive in kitchen, bedroom and halls.
- Small verities look beautiful on the study table.
- It purifies the air.
Chinese Evergreen – Aglaonema
Most popular foliage and flowering plants and it is also seen in lots of offices, houses, and gardens and now a day many people place it in own kitchen. Small verities are wondrous for kitchens. It is also similar to African evergreen vines but there is a slight difference in leaves sizes, leaves texture and growth of plants. It comes from the Araceae family and the scientific name of Chinese evergreen is Aglaonema. It’s native to Asia and New Guinea and it is easily grown up to 1 to 3 feet tall and many feet wide. Easily available in local nurseries and online stores.
- Easy to grow and low maintenance plants.
- Look beautiful in the hanging basket and window wall of the kitchen.
- Soil media should be acidic to neutral.
- This plant improves air quality.
- Plants should be kept away from cats, dogs and children.
Z Z – Zanziber Gem
Zanziber Gem: It is also known as Aroid Palm. Aroid palm is a perennial plant and is native to eastern Africa, south Kanya to south Africa. It is popular due to its maintenances and its leave. Leaves are small dark green and shiny or similar to curry leaves. Wings are naturally growing from the rooting system and there is no need to make a hardy soil mixer. It can be easily grown from a pot of normal soil. Feeding is necessary after 1 month otherwise plant may wither.
Size and Caring: Most of the species grow up to 1 to 3 feet and if your plantation is kitchen then you should go for small species. Small species grow up to 2 feet. In beginning, add liquid fertilizer (20-20-20) ratio. If soil is dried up then give some water (don’t overwatering).
Availability & Tips: Grafted plants are easily available in local nurseries and online shops. Always buy grafted plants or sprouting bulbs because bulbs give the best result in under 2 months. Seeds take lots of time for germination. Starting price of plants is 50+ rupees.
African Spear – Drancaena Angolensis
There is nothing in front of African spears because it is most popular due to its flowers, long stiff leaves, and pleasant smell. It is also known as a cylindrical snake plant and is native to Angola. Easily growing with normal well-drained soil and composition is required when plants are stopped. Overall African spears grow up to 3 to 5 feet tall and spread up to 2 feet wide. The scientific name is Sansevieria cylindrica and it comes from the Asparagaceae family.
Why African spear plant at home – There are many reasons to plant them in homes, offices, and gardens
- It purifies the air and gives you fresh and natural air (it is necessary for now).
- Low maintenance plants, easily thrive in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom.
- It blooms with white-colored flowers and gives you a pleasant smell.
- Small species look beautiful and wondrous in study table and small kitchen.
- You can easily grow it with stems or cutting.
- Easily available in plants nurseries and online stores and starting price is 200+ rupees.
PalkaDot – Foliage Plants
One of the most common and most likeable plants for houseplants and gardens and it is most popular due to its eye-catching, stunning, and charming leaves. It is also known as freckle face plants. Small plants do not need to care too. These plants are easily thriving in low sunlight and shaded areas. You can easily place it in your kitchen and bedroom if sunlight is coming through the windows. Polkadot plants come with different types of verities and it is germinated by the Acanthaceae family. The scientific name is Hypoestes phyllostachya and is native to South Africa, south-east Asia, and Madagascar.
Common Houseplant PalkaDot: Most gardeners and plants lovers keep these verities in their own homes, kitchens and own nurseries, Carmina (green leaves), Confetti (Small but fits in study table and small kitchen), Pink brocade (freaked pink with green leaves and grow up to 8 inches tall), Palkadot begonia, and Fittonia.
Availability & Pricing: Palkadot plants are common foliage plants and are easily available in nearby nurseries and online stores. You can buy seeds or grafted plants. Always buy grafted plants because it saves germination period and seeds take a long time for germinations. Grafted plant starts at 200+ rupees and seeds are 150+ rupees. Rate may vary.
Top 5 Benefits of Palkadot: You can easily transplant in any pot, Natural-air filtering, no need to care much, these plants are best for indoor location and toxin-free plants.
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