I live in NYC and I would like some live house plants. I don’t get much light - any tips? Everything I get dies, including cactus

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Calathea/maranta are the most beautiful leaves I know and they like low light. Keep them wet and preferably your air a bit humidified

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Monstera are really popular right now and do well in indirect light. Have you bought a humidity sensor? Plants thrive around 50-60% humidity, but it's really easy to lose it in cold weather and in an apartment. I have four small sensors around all my plants and I run the humidifier as needed. Helps a ton.

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Excellent, thank you!

Peace lily, fern, pothos, snake plants, spider plants

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Succulents are easy - u don’t need to water them! Also diffenbachia are pretty hard to kill too

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Thanks!

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Peace llillies only need indirect light to thrive

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Snake plants and parlor palms are great starter plants. Don’t need to be watered all the time (drought tolerant) so great for those who travel too!

Nope, smaller plants like indirect light. Tropical plants are great for low light.

Ok thanks! Idk how I killed a cactus but I did

Yeah, check out a garden store. Cactus soil is great for cacti and succulents. Lets water flow through but doesn't retain it. I mix it into all of my houseplants to improve drainage.

Pothos work really well with little light

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