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What are some common household plants?

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Some houseplants that do not require a lot of care include Norfolk Island pine and red-edge peperomia.Grape ivy, yellow-striped dracaena and fiddle-leaf fig are also good choices.

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Norfolk Island pine does well when it is provided with enough light and humidity. In the absence of these two conditions, the plant can be attacked by spider mites. Apart from its decorative purpose all year round, this plant can also be used as a Christmas tree during the holiday seasons. It hardly ever grows to more than 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide. This plant is ideal for a room that needs an imposing plant.

Red-edge peperomia is a low-maintenance plant that does not need to be watered frequently. It is wise to let the water on the plant soil's surface dry before more water is added. This plant has a red edge surrounding waxy and colorful foliage. The plant is ideal for a small room that needs a pop of color because it has brilliant colors and requires little space.

Grape ivy is a good option for a hanging basket. This plant is a vine with tendrils, but it tends mound and looks attractive in a hanging basket. Its only requirements are medium-level light and even moisture.

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