Good-Looking Low Light Indoor Trees That Are Waiting for Your Attention.

low light indoor trees

We all like plants and try to decorate them as ornaments to beautify our indoor scenery. In this article, we’ll discuss low-light indoor trees.

Yes, the plants boost the indoor sceneries of our house, office, and even the kitchen and bathrooms too. These low-light indoor trees make you feel stress-free and relax.

So, before getting them you must be familiar with what are the Low Light Indoor Trees. There are also low-light hanging plants that you must know. Here is a complete list of low-light hanging plants.

This article will help you to get the indoor plants you need. Let’s begin with the most important details.

Ficus maclellandii-Banana Fig

Ficus maclellandii (also called Alii Fig or Banana Fig), a species of plant which is mostly seen in China, South Asia, and India. This plant has narrow leaves on the lower and when it comes to branches at a higher point, they have broader leaves.

 The leaves can grow up to 8-13cm long. Alii Fig is cultivated as a houseplant and used as an ornamental plant to beautify the indoors. 

The plant genus is the ficus. The Alii Fig plant likes the temperature in the range of 60-85 degrees but it can also survive temporarily at a minimum level of 45 degrees.

Aglaonema-Chinese Evergreen

Aglaonema or you can say the Chinese Evergreen. This plant is a crowned shape and has a color combination of pink and green on its leaves. 

Their stems usually grow upwards. This genus plant doesn’t like the temperature at 15°C and its annihilation begins at the same temperature. 

The temperature causes dark patches on the foliage. Always protect it from the direct sunlight and the cold temperatures. The Chinese evergreen likes moist soil. 

Chamaedorea Elegans-Parlor Palms

Chamaedorea Elegans is also known as the Neanthe Bella palm or Parlor palm. A small palm tree is mainly found in the rainforests of regions like Guatemala and Southern Mexico. 

The plant’s green trunk can grow up to 3m tall and has crescent-shaped leaves. The cherry on the top, the plant also produces small, light yellow, yellow, or orange-red odorous flowers. 

The Parlour palm is the most beloved and heavily purchased houseplant. It’s good to keep that plant in that place of the house where the temperature doesn’t fall below 12-14°C.

Strelitzia reginae-Crane Flower

Strelitzia reginae which is commonly known as the crane flower, bird of paradise, or can be issued. It is mainly found in South Africa and is a famous species of flowering plant. The plant has strong leaves up to 25-70cm long. It can grow up to 2m tall. 

The evergreen leaves of the plant fall into two groups, depicted as a crown. The yellow flower is at the top of foliage which adds to the plant’s beauty. The plant can grow in slightly cold temperatures but doesn’t grow at 10°C or below.

Howea forsteriana-Kentia Palm

Howea forsteriana can be called the Kentia palm, palm court palm, or thatch palm. This species is the flowering plant mainly found in Australia. The tree can grow up to 6m wide and 10m tall. This palm tree is a very slow-growing plant. 

This tree is very strong as it can tolerate the frost temperatures like -5°C but this is temporary. The experts say the normal temperature should not be below 10°C. This plant is used as an ornament, people use it to groom their indoor and outside gardens. This tree should not be given water consistently.

Ficus lyrata-Fiddle-leaf fig

Ficus lyrata is also known as the fiddle-leaf fig. This is the flowering plant that mostly grows in rain tropical forests. The leaves are narrow from the middle and the tree can grow up to 12–15 m tall. 

The leaves are 30 cm broad. The plant also produces green fruit. Don’t put this plant where the rays of the sun can directly reach it. The minimum temperature for it is 10°C. This plant is an ornamental plant and is mostly used inside houses.

Ficus Elastica-Rubber Tree

Ficus elastica, you can also call them the rubber fig, rubber bush, rubber tree, rubber plant, Indian rubber bush, or Indian rubber tree. It is mainly found in South Asia or Southeast Asia. The plant has shiny oval-shaped leaves. The tree can grow up to 60m tall. The leaf’s size varies between the young and an old plant. 

The young plant’s leaves are larger while the old tree leaf is smaller. The leaves contain a milky material called latex which is used in making rubber. This plant is an ornamental plant and mostly grows in cold-free temperatures.

Tree Fern

Tree fern is the plant that grows along with a trunk upwards. The plant is found in both tropical and subtropical areas all over the globe. 

The Tree Fern is not only used as an ornamental plant but also for economic purposes like starch is extracted from this tree. There are around 600-700 species of tree ferns. 

The temperature at which the plant survives is between a few degrees up to 35 degrees. The height and width of the tree also vary in between different species of the plant.

Dracaena fragrans-Corn Plant

Dracaena fragrans or corn-plant, this species is a flowering plant that is mainly found in Sudan and South Africa. The leaves are shiny green and the plant is the slowest in growth.

Mainly grown in frost-free climates. The stems of the tree can easily grow up to 30m. This plant is also used as an ornamental plant.


Now, you know many indoor light plants. Read the above article thoroughly and get the indoor plant that you like the most to make your home interior more beautiful.

But before getting them, make arrangements for their good growth and for providing them with suitable environments. I hope this helped you enough.

Also, read about the plants that grow in the dark

Written by Chris Buckland

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