9 Of The Best Plants To Grow In Your Kitchen

Baltic Blue Pothos:

This stunning plant has a blue cast and fenestrating leaves as it matures. It thrives in bright, indirect light but can adapt to moderate light levels. Water when the top inch or two of soil feels dry. It's perfect for novices.

Heartleaf Philodendron:

This plant features shiny, heart-shaped leaves and a vining form. It adapts well to lower light levels and is very easy to grow. Water when the top few inches of soil feels dry.

Olive Tree:

Ideal for kitchens, this Mediterranean plant requires direct sunlight for 6-8 hours daily. It's attractive with silvery-green foliage, and although it s unlikely to bear fruit indoors, it adds a unique touch to your kitchen.

Snake Plant:

This hardy plant thrives in low to moderate light and requires infrequent watering. It's available in various varieties and is perfect for dark kitchens, adding striking shape without needing much care.

Aloe Vera Plant:

With its moisture-retaining, fleshy green leaves, aloe vera is excellent for new plant parents. It needs bright, indirect light and watering every 1 to 2 weeks when the soil is mostly dry. It has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.

Coffee Plant:

Known for its super-shiny green leaves and bushy form, the coffee plant thrives in bright, indirect light. Water when the top inch or two of soil feels dry. It occasionally produces fragrant white flowers, making it a conversation starter.

Jade Plant:

This succulent features fat, shiny oval leaves and a mini tree form. It requires bright, indirect light and watering every two weeks or less. Jade plants are slow-growers and should dry out between waterings.

African Violet:

These plants bloom year-round under the right conditions and come in a variety of colors and petal shapes. They thrive in bright, indirect light and should be watered from the bottom when the soil feels slightly dry.

Cast Iron Plant:

True to its name, the cast iron plant is almost indestructible. It has long, strappy leaves and an upright form, making it a handsome addition to low-light corners of the kitchen. Water when the top inch or two of soil feels dry.