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Besides soil, you can grow your plants in a variety of different growing mediums, including Leca. Leca stands for Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregate. Leca are little baked clay balls which soak up moisture. You can use these as a growing medium to grow your plants. You can mix them with soil, but you can also grow your plants with only Leca and no soil at all.

You can grow a large variety of plants in Leca, but not all of them. On this page, you'll find all kinds of different plants that we've grown with Leca already. For each of these plants you can read a guide about growing that plant in Leca. These guides will even tell you more about converting your plant from growing in soil to growing in Leca.

  1. Alocasia Zebrina in Leca
  2. Aloe Vera in Leca
  3. Begonia in Leca
  4. Calathea Ornata in Leca
  5. Calathea Triostar in Leca
  6. Dieffenbachia in Leca
  7. Maranta Prayer Plant in Leca
  8. Monstera in Leca
  9. Peace Lily in Leca
  10. Philodendron Birkin in Leca
  11. Pilea Peperomioides in Leca
  12. Sanseviera in Leca
  13. Syngonium in Leca
  14. Zamioculcas Raven in Leca

If you're looking for other plants, including those that you can't grow in Leca, you can have a look at all plants we've written about. There we'll show you everything we know about all kinds of plants, including those plants that you can only grow in soil.

1. Alocasia Zebrina in Leca

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How to grow an Alocasia Zebrina in Leca

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Alocasia Zebrina. Using these tips and tricks will help you to keep your Alocasia Zebrina happy and help it thrive. The Alocasia Zebrina really is a beautiful plant that makes a statement in any room.

Read more about taking care of an Alocasia Zebrina

2. Aloe Vera in Leca

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How to make your soil drain water quickly?

The Aloe Vera is a beginner-friendly plant that loves a lot of direct sunlight and has many health benefits. It's a plant that thrives on neglect, so it's perfect for those of you who always forget to water their plants.

Read more about taking care of an Aloe Vera

3. Begonia in Leca

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How to grow a Begonia Maculata in Leca

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Begonias. Begonias look intimidating but are really quite easy to care for. Don't let it's appearance fool you and learn to help it thrive in your house.

Read more about taking care of Begonias

4. Calathea Ornata in Leca

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How to grow a Calathea in Leca

Calathea's are notoriously tough plants to keep happy. They love all the humidity you can give it and then some. However, there are a few plant tips you can use to keep even this plant happy and help it thrive in your favorite room in your house.

Read more about taking care of a Calathea

5. Calathea Triostar in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Calathea Triostar is a beautiful and colorful tropical houseplant that's great for those plant owners who like a challenge. Like other Calatheas, the Calathea Triostar is not the easiest houseplant and has very specific plant care needs.

Read more about taking care of a Calathea Triostar

6. Dieffenbachia in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Dieffenbachia is a beginner friendly plant that has striking patterns on its leaves. This plant will tell you when something is wrong, which makes it perfect for those of us who struggle to understand what our plants need. If you have a slightly darker spot left in your house, a Dieffenbachia will gladly take that space and it will thrive there.

Read more about taking care of a Dieffenbachia

7. Maranta Prayer Plant in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Maranta Leuconora, also known as the Prayer Plant, is a close cousin of the famous Calathea. Unlike the Calathea, a Maranta is actually quite easy to take care of. The Maranta Prayer plant is a beautiful tropical plant from the jungle floor that can brighten up your space significantly.

Read more about taking care for a Maranta

8. Monstera in Leca

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How to grow a Monstera in Leca

Monsteras are very popular houseplants and amazing plants for beginning plant owners. They're easy to care for and won't die quickly, even though it's a tropical plant. In this ultimate guide, we'll go over topics like watering needs, light requirements, fertilizer, soil, and even how to grow it in Leca.

Read more about taking care of a Monstera

9. Peace Lily in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) is a great houseplant that you can place in any kind of light exposure. They're very beginner-friendly plants because they can survive watering mistakes and they tell you when something is wrong. Best of all, Peace Lilies purify the air your breathe, so it also helps you to feel better.

Read more about taking care of a Peace Lily

10. Philodendron Birkin in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Philodendron is a very beginner-friendly, yet exotic house plant. It will make a great addition to any plant collection. It's great for beginners, because it will let you know when it's not happy and it doesn't show many confusing symptoms.

Read more about taking care of the Philodendron Birkin

11. Pilea Peperomioides in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Pilea Peperomioides or Chinese Money Plant is an amazing plant for beginners. It shows you exactly what it needs and when it's not getting the care that it wants. It's a fast-growing houseplant, that should be watered once per week. This is not quite low-maintenance, but teaches any plant owner how to take care of plants.

Learn more about taking care of a Pilea Peperomioides

12. Sanseviera in Leca

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How to grow Sansevierias in Leca

Sansevierias are very unusual looking plants, with blades instead of leaves. They're perfect plants for beginning plant owners that forget about their plants all the time. This plant will survive any light exposure you have in your house and will be a plant friend for years to come.

Read more about taking care of Sansevierias

13. Syngonium in Leca

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How to make your soil retain more water?

Syngoniums are tropical plants that come in all shapes and sizes. They're great for beginning plant owners because these plants grow and recover quickly. Syngoniums have beautiful patterns on their stems and leaves that will make any home intro a tropical jungle.

Read more about taking care of a Syngonium

14. Zamioculcas Raven in Leca

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How to make your soil drain water quickly?

The Zamioculcas Raven is a variety of the normal (green) ZZ plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia). It needs the same plant care routine as the normal ZZ plant and the different colored leaves are purely cosmetic.

Read more about taking care of a Zamioculcas Raven
Sanseveiras on Leca

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