Indoor Hard to Kill Plants

Indoor Hard to Kill Plants

These plants may not live forever, but most will grow for at least a year or more even in very poor conditions. Give them moderate care and they may well be with you for decades!

  • Agave (Agave spp.)
  • Alii fig (Ficus macledllandii 'Alli')
  • Angelwin begonia (Begonia 'Lucerna')
  • Aroid palm (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)
  • Arrowhead vine (Syngonium podopbyllum)
  • Artillery plant (Pilea micropbylla)
  • Asparagus fern (Asparagus densiflorus)
  • Bamboo palm (Chamaedorea seifrizii)
  • Cast-iron plant (Aspidistra elatior)
  • China doll (Radermacbera sinica)
  • Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum)
  • Cissus (Cissus spp.)
  • Clivia (Clivia miniata)
  • Cow's-horn euphorbia (Euphorbia grandicornis)
  • Dallas fern (Nepbrolepis exaltata 'Dallasii')
  • Dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia spp.)
  • Dracaena (Dracaena spp.)
  • Dwarf schefflera (Schefflera arboricola)
  • English ivy (Hedera belix)
  • Fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata)
  • Heart-leaf homalomean (Homalomena rubescens)
  • Jade plant (Crassula ovate)
  • Japanese aralia (Fatsia japonica)
  • Lady palm (Rhaphis excelsa)
  • Medicine plant (Aloe vera)
  • Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria beteropbylla)
  • Parlor palm (Chamaedorea elegans)
  • Peace lily (Spathipbyllum wallisii)
  • Peperomia (Peperomia obtusifolia)
  • Peruvian apple (Cerus spa.)
  • Philodendron (Philodrendron spp.)
  • Ponytail palm (Nolina recurvata)
  • Pothos (Epopremnum aureum)
  • Screwpine (Pandanus spp.)
  • Silver vase plant (Aecbmea fasciata)
  • Snake plant (Sansvieria trifasciata)
  • Spider plant (Chloropbytum comosum)
  • Swedish ivy (Plectrantbus australis)
  • Sweet bay (Laurus nobilis)
  • Umbrella plant (Cyperus alternifolius)
  • Wandering Jew (Tradescantia spp.)
  • Wax plant (Hoya carnosa)
  • Yucca (Yucca elephantipes)