Have a Look at These 100 Years Old Indoor Plants!

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Here are incredible indoor plants that have been around for 100 years! From a grand 108-year-old Jade Plant filled with love to a fancy rhododendron, each one tells a beautiful story. That's not all! A 100-year-old Monstera and a generational Christmas Cactus passed down for three generations. And More!

Have you heard about 100 Years Old Indoor Plants that are still standing tall? Well, we have some treasures from the past!

In this exploration of 100-year-old indoor plants, we have handpicked some wonders of the past, each with a unique story to tell!

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100 Years Old Indoor Plants

1. Jade Plant

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Meet this grand 108-year-old Jade Plant. Just look at it – you can practically feel the love it’s soaked up over the years! It was started by Aliya’s great-grandmother!

2. A Massive Rhododendron

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Check out this fancy rhododendron with the lady who has been taking care of it – this photo was taken when the owner, Donna, turned 100!

3. A 100-Year-Old Monstera

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Behold this giant Monstera, flexing its age in leaves that have seen a whole century of life. You will find it at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA (Inside the Peirce-du Pont house.)

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4. A Generational Christmas Cactus

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Here’s a living memory capsule. This Christmas Cactus has been in the family for three generations. It is with Patsy Meserow in Apple Valley, and she got it from her great-grandma.

5. Easter Cactus

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Look at this fancy Easter Cactus! It’s been trimmed and pampered for ages, and you can’t even tell its age just by looking!

6. Hoya

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Here’s another one that’s 117 years old. Freckled friend got it from her grandmother, who got it from a friend in 1993. The friend was 89 at the time and inherited it from her mother – who got it as a baby shower present in 1904. What a story!

7. A Geranium from WWII

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This Geranium is more than just a plant. It’s a piece of family history, grown since 1908 and passed down from a grandma to her niece. What you’re seeing is a cutting from the original. Talk about a family treasure!

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8. An Amazing 100 y/o Fern


Not exactly 100, but getting there. This fern has been standing for 80 years, holding memories of a lady’s love for her husband from WWII. He got it for Zoe Munroe’s grandma before being deployed because the shop had no flowers left.

9. Massive Rhododendron Tree

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Take a peek at this massive rhododendron tree in Canada, making the whole street pop with pink-white blooms. Can you tell that it’s 125 years old?

10. Asparagus Fern

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This Asparagus fern was gifted to jph_film. It belonged to his partner’s grandmother, and all of his partner’s uncles and aunts got a piece of the fern from the original 80-year-old plant when grandma passed away.

11. Snake Plant

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Here’s a Snake plant that has been in the family for over 50 years. It was gifted to Heather’s grandmother when her uncle was born. Her granda passed it to her mom, and she got it from her.

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