Attention Plantitos and Plantitas! These are the houseplants that are on trend and must-have in 2022. It’s time to return them all home!
Our obsession with plants and a leafy green interior appears to be unstoppable. Indeed, in 2022, experts published a list of the top-trending and must-have houseplants. Believe us, you’re going to want to add these air-purifying pets to your collection.
Trendy Must-have Indoor Houseplants for 2022 List
Banana Plant (Strelitzia Nicolai)
The banana plant is gradually gaining popularity in 2021, but by 2022, it will be everyone’s favorite plant. The Banana plant, with its large green leaves, will bring a touch of the tropics into your home. It’s ideal as an outdoor plant due to its height, but if you’re planning to use it as indoor decor, we recommend choosing a dwarf variety unless your ceilings are quite high.
They prefer bright light over harsh light, so place them in a bright spot. During the summer, water them once a week. It is best to water them once every two weeks during the cooler seasons.
Ferns, specifically the Boston Fern, are one of the most difficult plants to care for because they require a humid environment to thrive, but they are one of the must-have houseplants in 2022. We’re perplexed but unsurprised, as certain varieties are low-maintenance. They’re ideal for plant owners who are on the go or for beginners.
Depending on the type of fern, some prefer shade, while others prefer bright light. During the summer, water them once a week. It is best to water ferns once every two weeks most especially during the cooler climates.
The Ficus Umbellata is a more tolerant relative of the finicky Fiddle Leaf Fig. It is just as lovely as the Fiddle Leaf Fig, but less dramatic! Place the Ficus Umbellata in an area that receives bright, indirect light and water when the top two inches of soil become dry.
Grape Ivy (Cissus ‘Ellen Danica’)
Due to its delicately lace-like leaves, Grape Ivy is one of the most beautiful and must-have houseplants in 2022. To our eyes, it appears sophisticated. Grape Ivy prefers filtered light over direct sunlight, and they should be watered once a week during the warmer months.
The Fishbone cactus, also known as the zigzag cactus (for obvious reasons), is a native of Mexico that is predicted to be the year’s most popular houseplant, with a 2280% increase in popularity*. You will not regret bringing this attractive houseplant into your home because it is low maintenance and produces fragrant flowers.
We’re all familiar with the Hoya’s beauty, so it’s unsurprising that it’s one of the 2022 must-have houseplants. Hoyas prefer filtered light over direct sunlight, and they should be watered once a week during the warmer months.
As a general rule, water once every two weeks during the cooler months and once every week during the warmer months. The delicate plant is one of the reasons flowering plants are expected to explode in popularity in 2022. While beautiful foliage generally reigns supreme when it comes to indoor plants, there are many incredible plants with leaves as lovely as their blooms.
Have you ever heard of Kauri Pines? These majestic pines can certainly make a statement due to their ability to reach enormous heights. The Kauri Pine is well-known for its timber, which is frequently used in flooring. Plant enthusiasts, on the other hand, adore them as indoor trees. Kauri Pines prefer filtered light over direct sunlight, and they require weekly watering during the warmer months.
Mistletoe Cactus – Rhipsalis baccifera
The mistletoe cactus, a lush succulent with stems that hang down like shaggy hair, is the year’s statement plant. This low-maintenance plant thrives all year. If properly cared for, the succulent/cactus may also reward you with mistletoe-like berries.
Peace Lily Domino
Peace Lily Domino is a 2022 trending plant due to its unique variegated foliage. Additionally, it is low maintenance, and its crinkly patterned leaves will add interest to your space! Under moderate-bright light, the Peace Lily Domino thrives. It is best to keep the soil slightly moist for this plant.
It’s easy to maintain, improves the air quality in your home, and even communicates with you by drooping its leaves when thirsty. This year, it appears as though peace lilies were quite popular as goodwill gifts.
While its solid green counterpart is one of the most popular indoor plants, this guy is much more difficult to come by. It’s still delightfully carefree, but its crinkly patterned leaves add interest and a touch of quirkiness to your plant gang.
The Satin Vine is an exquisite plant that is ideal for beginners due to its ease of care. It is distinguished by its heart-shaped matte leaves that have been “painted” with silver spots. It’s a trailing vine that thrives in hanging planters. Satin Vine thrives in medium to bright indirect light and should be watered only when the soil is completely dry.
Silver Leaf Monstera
Monsteras, specifically the Silver Leaf Monstera, continue to reign supreme in 2022. It’s a popular plant to collect! Monstera Silver Leaf is a lovely trailing vine. It, like the Satin Vine, looks magnificent in hanging planters. The Silver Leaf Monstera prefers bright indirect light and a slightly moist soil.
Finally, in 2022, the Slipper Orchid is one of the must-have houseplants. With the most exquisite flowers, this magnificent orchid requires plenty of bright light to bloom, and it is best to keep them snug in a pot rather than overpotting in a vessel that is too large for the plant. Plant in an orchid growing medium and maintain a consistently moist environment with a high humidity level.
In 2022, our obsession with all things leafy and green is showing no signs of abating. Whether or not you were previously an indoor plant enthusiast, the three months most of us spent in isolation in 2021 have undoubtedly highlighted the psychological benefits of bringing nature indoors.
Whichever trend strikes your fancy, why not take advantage of the new year’s fresh start by bringing some new leafy greens into your home.
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