10 Houseplants That Need (Almost) Zero Sunlight

Manish Choudhary

A popular and easy-to-care-for plant that can survive in low light conditions. It's used in decorative arrangements and is believed to bring good luck.

1. Lucky Bamboo

Known for its arching leaves and spider-like plantlets, the spider plant is adaptable and does well in indirect light. 

2. Spider Plant

ZZ plants are known for their tolerance of low light and drought. They have glossy, dark green leaves and are great for beginners. 

3. ZZ Plant 

A popular trailing plant that is extremely adaptable and can grow in low-light conditions. It's known for its heart-shaped leaves.

4. Golden Pothos

This fern is well-suited for low light and has distinctive fronds that resemble the pawprints of a kangaroo. 

5. Kangaroo Fern

This plant is known for its striking red veins on the leaves. It prefers indirect light and is relatively easy to care for. 

6. Red Prayer Plan

While it prefers bright, indirect light, the areca palm can tolerate lower light conditions. It adds a tropical touch to indoor spaces. 

7. Areca Palm

Peace lilies are known for their elegant white blooms. They can tolerate low light, but they may not flower as much in darker conditions. 

8. Peace Lily

There are many varieties of Peperomia, and they generally do well in low to moderate light. They have thick, succulent-like leaves. 

9. Peperomia spp

lso known as mother-in-law's tongue, the snake plant is extremely hardy and can thrive in low light. It has upright, sword-like leaves. 

10. Snake Plant

These plants are more tolerant of low light, they still need some amount of light to thrive. It's essential to monitor their health and adjust their care accordingly. Additionally, factors such as watering, humidity, and soil conditions should be considered for each specific plant.