Indoor plants add to the beauty and comfort levels of any house. They purify the air and provide a cooling effect to the surrounding. Many of the decorative plants that we have grown to beautify our interiors are tropical indoor plants. Both beautiful and unusual, tropical indoor plants are a popular selection for home decoration. They can be a challenge to grow indoors, however, because they are native to warm and humid climates. In conditions with proper sunlight, warmth, and moisture, several varieties like the bird of paradise, silver queen, and ginger can survive and even thrive. A number tropical indoor plants have proven to be resilient and adaptable enough to flourish indoors. In areas with ample sunlight, tropical indoor plants like bird of paradise will thrive. A favorite because of its distinctive flower, it can be grown indoors during the winter and moved outside in warmer months to promote blooming. The durable Pothos vine also grows well in sunlight, which causes its heart-shaped leaves to become more variegated.
Pothos can survive in darker areas as well, reproduces easily from cuttings and will grow voraciously without any support. Tropical indoor plants generally prefer a warm environment with 50 to 70 percent humidity. When house temperatures are heated to above 67 degrees Fahrenheit, the humidity levels begin to drop. Lower your thermostat by a few degrees to keep more humidity in the air. Watering schedules depend on the plants’ growth cycles. Water actively growing plants as soon as the soil becomes dry.