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The 10 best sun-loving houseplants for you in 2022

The 10 best sun-loving houseplants for you in 2022
If you're looking for the best sun-loving houseplants to decorate your living spaces with in 2022, you're at the right place! On this page, we're going to discuss the best plants for you and your house! I've personally selected these plants to be the best match for a sun-loving houseplant. Let's find the best sun-loving house plant for you!
  1. Alocasia Zebrina
  2. Sedum Morganianum
  3. Ponytail Palm
  4. Succulent
  5. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)
  6. Aloe Vera
  7. Croton
  8. Jade Plant
  9. String of Pearls
  10. African Milk Tree (Euphorbia Trigona)

1. Alocasia Zebrina

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The ultimate guide for Alocasia Zebrina plant care

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. Sedum Morganianum

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The ultimate plant care guide for a Sedum Morganianum

The Sedum Morganianum is the ideal houseplant for beginning plant owners, plant owners that prefer to not spend too much time on their plants, or plant owners with pets and/or small children! The Sedum Morganianum, also known for it's two similar varieties (Burro's tail and Donkey tail) is a very easy-going houseplant that does well in direct sunlight, but also low-light spots.

Read more about taking care of a Sedum Morganianum

4. Succulent

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The ultimate guide for Succulent plant care

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Succulents. Succulents come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but they all generally have the same plant care needs. In this ultimate guide, we're going to look at what the plant needs and even look at the best type of pots you can use.

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5. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

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The ultimate guide for a Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

The Bird of Paradise is one of the most well-known tropical houseplants. It's a very fast-growing plant that loves a lot of sunlight and moisture. It's not a difficult plant to take care of, but it does have its challenges. It grows...big. This plant can grow up to 1.80m (6ft) tall and 1.20m (4ft) wide.

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7. Croton

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The ultimate guide for Croton plant care

Crotons are beautiful plants with the wildest leaves you'll have in your house. The colors and shapes of the leaves are very different from any other plant you might have seen. They're great plants for beginners and for those that tend to overwater their plants.

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8. Jade Plant

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The ultimate guide for taking care of a Jade Plant

The Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata) is a beginner-friendly plant that loves a lot of direct sunlight and can grow large and old. It's a plant that thrives on neglect, so it's perfect for those of you who always forget to water their plants.

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9. String of Pearls

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The ultimate guide to taking care of a String of Pearls

Are you the proud new owner of a String of Pearls? This unique plant can be a great addition to your household, but it's important to know how to take care of it properly. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know about caring for your String of Pearls, from watering and fertilizing to sunlight and their beautiful flowers. So read on for all the information you need to keep your plant looking its best!

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10. African Milk Tree (Euphorbia Trigona)

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The ultimate plant care guide for an African Milk Tree (Euphorbia Trigona)

Are you the proud owner of a beautiful African milk tree? If so, congratulations! These plants are stunning and make excellent additions to any home or office. But before you purchase your tree, it's important to learn how to care for it properly.

Read more about taking care of an African Milk Tree

I hope you've found your new sun-loving houseplant to decorate your living spaces! If you're looking for more information, you can click the link by each plant to read more about taking care of these plants and see if it's a good match for you.

Frequently asked questions

Can an Alocasia Zebrina grow in Leca?
Yes, Leca is a great way to grow an Alocasia Zebrina without risking overwatering your plant.
Can any Alocasia plant grow in Leca?
Yes, any Alocasia plant can grow in Leca. The Leca helps to water the plant properly and as long as you add hydroponics fertilizer to the water when you water your plant, it'll be happy and healthy.
When is the right time to repot an Alocasia Zebrina?
It's the right time to repot your Alocasia Zebrina when the roots are starting to come out of the bottom. This means that the roots and gone everywhere inside of the pot and there is only one way out: the bottom.
Is it difficult to repot an Alocasia Zebrina?
It doesn't have to be difficult to repot an Alocasia Zebrina. If you're only looking to move the plant to a bigger pot, it's very easy to repot this plant. If you want to separate multiple plants into multiple pots, it's a little more difficult, because the Alocasia Zebrina roots will be tangled in the soil.
How do you propagate an Alocasia Zebrina?
You can propagate an Alocasia Zebrina through propagation by division. This means that you can take the bulbs off of the roots of the parent plant and grow them to small plants separately.
How often should I water my Alocasia Zebrina?
It's time to water the Alocasia Zebrina when the leaves start to droop down. This is a sign that the stems aren't full of water anymore. When the stems are full, the leaves will be raised again.
Do I need to mist my Alocasia Zebrina every day?
Alocasia Zebrinas love humidity. One way of achieving this is misting the big leaves daily. However, if you have other measures in place to keep the humidity high (above 60%), you won't have to mist the leaves daily.
Should I rotate my Alocasia Zebrina?
Alocasia Zebrinas grow towards the light. To avoid the plant growing to one side you can rotate it 90 degrees every day to keep the plant straight.
What should I look for when getting a pot for my succulent?
The most important thing to look for is proper drainage. Succulents are easy to kill when overwatered, so proper drainage is essential. The material and size of the pot is also important.
What material is right for my succulent plant pot?
The material of your succulent pot depends on the kind if succulent and where you're going to place your plant. If you place the succulent in a very warm area, a terracotta pot is best. If you place your succulent in a dark place, a glass pot with proper drainage might be your best option.
How much space for my succulent do I need in my pot?
You need about 2.5 cm (1 inches) between the edge of the pot and your plant. If you add more succulents, then you need about 2.5 cm (1 inches) between the different succulents as well.
How much water do succulents need?
Succulents need very little water. Watering them too often, more than once per two weeks in the summer or once per month in the winter, could kill a succulent. So it's best to water it only once per two weeks in the summer and once per month in the winter.
How do you grow succulents from cuttings?
Most succulents are very easy to propagate. So when you have a succulent cutting, there are only 3 things you have to do: 1. wait until your succulent has grown a Callus on the section that was cut away from the parent plant. 2. Plant your succulent in the soil. 3. Water your succulent.
How much sunlight do succulents need?
Most succulents, like cacti, grow in warm regions in the blazing sun. There are a few succulents that require less sunlight, but most of the succulents require all the sunlight you can give it. Make sure to check if your specific succulent needs a lot of light and if so, put it on a windowsill with full sun exposure.
How often should you water the Sedum morganianum?
The Sedum morganianum thrives in a dry environment. It loves to be dry most of the time, so you should water it no more than once every 14 days to allow it to completely dry out.
How much sunlight does the Sedum morganianum need?
The Sedum morganianum thrives in bright and direct sunlight. You can help your Sedum morganianum by giving it the brightest spot in your house where it gets a lot of direct sunlight exposure.
What is the best soil for the Sedum morganianum?
The best type of soil for the Sedum morganianum is soil that drains moisture quickly. The Sedum morganianum loves to be in dry soil, so the soil should be dry again in a day or so.
Can you rescue a plant from overwatering?
Yes, there are several ways to help your plant recover from overwatering. However, your first priority is to get your plant out of the overwatered situation. So drain excess water and let your plant stay in a dry environment for a day or two.
Can you use Leca to rescue a plant from overwatering?
Yes, Leca is great at managing water and makes sure your plant only gets as much as it needs. You can use this to rescue plants that have been overwatered in soil.
How often should you water the Ponytail Palm?
The Ponytail Palm thrives in a dry environment. It loves to be dry most of the time, so you should water it no more than once every 14 days to allow it to completely dry out.
How much sunlight does the Ponytail Palm need?
The Ponytail Palm thrives in bright and indirect sunlight. You can help your Ponytail Palm by giving it the brightest spot in your house where it gets a lot of indirect sunlight exposure.
What is the best soil for the Ponytail Palm?
The best type of soil for the Ponytail Palm is soil that drains moisture quickly. The Ponytail Palm loves to be in dry soil, so the soil should be dry again in a day or so.
What is Neem oil?
Neem Oil is a natural essential oil from a Neem tree. It's often used in vegetable and fruit gardens to fight pests, but can also be used for a lot of other purposes.
Does Neem Oil smell bad?
Neem Oil has a strong scent, this scent is what scares off any pests. It smells a little like garlic and nuts combined. This can be a bad smell to some, but a good smell to others.
Can you use Neem oil on any plant?
You can use Neem Oil on most plants, but it won't be effective on plants that don't have smooth surfaces. If your plants have fur, needles, and any other way to allow pests to crawl deeper in the leaves to escape the Neem Oil, it won't be effective.
Is the Bird of Paradise toxic to pets?
The Bird of Paradise is only toxic to pets when they chew on the flower and/or seeds. If you notice vomiting and suspect your pet might have chewed on the plant, call your veterinarian for advice.
How big does a Strelitzia get?
A Strelitzia becomes around 1.80m (6ft) tall and 1.20m (4ft) wide. This means it's a large plant for which you'll need a lot of space in a bright spot.
How much sunlight does a Bird of Paradise need?
A bird of paradise needs bright indirect sunlight to grow properly. It can take direct sunlight, but not direct sunlight during the afternoon. It won't grow well in low-light places.
Can you mix Leca with soil?
You can mix Leca with soil to improve the drainage of your soil. By adding Leca, you're adding particles to your soil that absorb less moisture than the soil and allowing oxygen to get to your plant's roots.
What is the difference between Perlite and Pumice?
Perlite and Pumice are both vulcanic material. The difference between Pumice and Perlite is that Pumice is harder and can maintain the structure of your soil much better. This means it can prevent your soil from compacting over time.
How much sunlight does an Aloe Vera need?
An Aloe Vera loves a lot of direct sunlight. It's a great plant to put right next to your window if you live in a colder climate, but you can also grow them outdoors if you live in a hot and dry place.
What is the best soil for an Aloe Vera?
The best soil for an Aloe Vera is a cactus soil: lots of perlite and/or sand. This helps the soil to drain moisture away quickly, as the Aloe Vera does not tolerate moisture soil very well.
When do you fertilize an Aloe Vera?
You should only fertilize an Aloe Vera during the spring and summer. During this time it needs a lot of energy to grow. During the fall and winter, it's resting and won't need any fertilizer.
Why are the leaves falling off the Croton?
The Croton drops its leaves when it is in shock. Crotons go into shock quite easily by any change, like: moving the plant, changing temperatures, and changing watering schedules.
My Croton is dropping leaves, is it dying?
Your croton might be in shock and this is how the plant shows you this. Keep caring for your Croton properly and it'll be in good shape again soon.
How often should I water my Croton?
You should water your croton as soon as the top 5 cm (2 in) of the soil is dry. This plant needs to be in moist soil most of the time.
How often should you water the Jade Plant?
The Jade Plant thrives in a dry environment. It loves to be dry most of the time, so you should water it no more than once every 14 days to allow it to completely dry out.
How much sunlight does the Jade Plant need?
The Jade Plant thrives in bright and direct sunlight. You can help your Jade Plant by giving it the brightest spot in your house where it gets a lot of direct sunlight exposure.
What is the best soil for the Jade Plant?
The best type of soil for the Jade Plant is soil that drains moisture quickly. The Jade Plant loves to be in dry soil, so the soil should be dry again in a day or so.
How do I water a String of Pearls plant?
Watering a String of Pearls plant is easy. Just give it enough water so the soil is moist, but not wet. You may also want to water it more frequently if the plant is in direct sunlight.
How often do I need to water a String of Pearls plant?
You should water a String of Pearls plant about once every 2-3 weeks. However, you may need to water it more frequently if the plant is in direct sunlight for many hours per day.
What type of soil should I use for a String of Pearls plant?
You can use any type of soil for a String of Pearls plant, but it's important to make sure the soil is well draining. The best type of soil for this plant contains potting soil, perlite, and sand.
How long will it take for my African milk tree to flower?
Some African milk trees will flower within the first year, while others may take up to five years. Once your tree flowers, it will produce small, white flowers that last for about a week.
What kind of soil does an African Milk Tree need?
The African milk tree is not picky when it comes to soil, but it does prefer well-drained soil that is high in organic matter. If your soil is not well-drained, you can improve it by mixing in some sand or perlite.
How often should I water my African Milk Tree?
You should water your African Milk Tree when the top two inches of soil are dry. Your African milk tree will need to be watered regularly during the growing season (spring and summer), but you should still allow the soil to dry out between watering. During the winter months, you can cut back on watering, as the tree will enter a semi-dormant state.