19 Best Indoor Vines & Climbers You Can Grow Easily In Home

Love growing plants indoors? Some of the best indoor vines and climbers that are easy to grow are listed here. Must check out!

1. Heartleaf Philodendron

Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum

You can grow common heartleaf philodendron or for its stylish cultivars like ‘brasil’ or ‘micans.’ All are extremely easy to grow and great for beginners and need a moderate amount of light to thrive.

Discover some of the best philodendron varieties here

2. English Ivy

Botanical Name: Hedera helix

Ivy is one of the best indoor vines. It can easily adapt to many light conditions. This fast-growing vine has evergreen foliage that remains green even in winters. Plant it in a container that is wide and shallow rather than narrow and deep. Keep the pot in a spot that receives bright indirect sun.

Find out the best English ivy types here

3. Pothos

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Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Plants of the pothos family are easiest to grow, and most of them can even grow without direct sunlight. They become great houseplants for beginners. Attractive and hardy vine prefers bright indirect light and a draft-free place. It can grow in low light and needs moist soil.

Check out plants you can grow without the sunlight here

4. Grape Ivy

Image Credit: View+Vine Sugar Vine (Cissus striata)

Botanical Name: Cissus rhombifolia / Cissus striata

Both the grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia) and miniature grape ivy (Cissus striata) are easy to grow vines but these indoor vines can’t tolerate low light as better as pothos and when it comes to watering, you’ll need to be cautious by avoiding overwatering to prevent root rot.

5. Betel Leaf Plant

Botanical Name: Piper betle

Betel leaf plant is very popular in South and East Asia, especially in the Indian subcontinent, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand. This vine from the pepper family is a herb with many culinary and medicinal uses. It can be tried indoors if space, where you want to keep it, receives part sun, and remains slightly humid. All the other information is available here.

6. Jasmine

Botanical Name: Jasminum

Many jasmine varieties can be grown indoors. If you keep this most fragrant vine in a bright spot where it receives some hours of direct sunlight daily, it’ll grow. The selection of jasmine varieties indoors depends on the climate you live in. For colder regions, Jasminum polyanthum is the one you can try, whereas in tropics most of the plants from this species will grow. You can also try Madagascar jasmine (Stephanotis floribunda).

7. Creeping Fig

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Botanical Name: Ficus pumila

It’s a slow-growing creeper with small, leathery dark green foliage. Vigorous-growing, clinging, dense branches adhere to any surface and look enchanting. Be careful not to overwater creeping fig. Let the soil dry out before watering.

8. Arrowhead Plant

Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum

This elegant vine-like houseplant prefers to be in a spot that is bright, needs moderate watering. Allow the soil to dry out between watering spells and make sure not to overwater it, as it may lead to root rot.

Also Read: Houseplants that are Harmful to Dogs

9. Kangaroo Vine

Botanical Name: Cissus antarctica

A dense climber, the plant is going to grow really well in bright light, charming you with its copper-colored leaves that take a dark glossy look when they age.

10. Hoya

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Botanical Name: Hoya spp

Beautiful waxy foliage and fragrant flowers, hoya looks stunning when grown indoors. The plant has low watering needs and doesn’t mind if you forget to water it occasionally. The trailing stems of this plant are approximately a foot in length along with clusters of aromatic waxy flowers.

We also added it in our list of plants that tolerate dry air

11. String of Pearls

Botanical Name: Senecio rowleyanus

Growing string of pearls is not as easy as other indoor plants because it’s very delicate needs to be handled gently. This succulent tolerates prolonged drought and does well in a bright light position.

12. Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata

Black-eyed Susan vine can be grown indoors. Depending on your climate, this annual or perennial flowering plant can add a dramatic appeal to your rooms. Keep it near a window, where it receives a lot of sun.

13. Rex Begonia Vine

Botanical Name: Cissus discolor

How about having the attractive heart-shaped leaves of Rex begonia in a climbing variety! It will truly look spectacular with its frosty silver patterns and red undersides.

14. Inch Plant

Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina

Also called “Wandering Jew” or “Purple heart”, this wonderful houseplant has beautiful trailing stems with attractive zebra-patterned foliage that look stunning. Grow it in a pot or hanging basket, it’ll thrive. You can also keep this plant in dim light, but the markings on the foliage will fade.

15. Wax Ivy

Botanical Name: Senecio macroglossus

This evergreen climbing variety of senecio looks the same as English ivy but this vigorous grower is succulent and looks quite smashing with its flexible stems with pointy, glossy foliage!

16. Forest Cactus

Botanical Name: Lepismium bolivianum

Native to the Bolivian forest, this unique spineless cactus makes for quite a striking houseplant, thanks to its thick and spilling stems in a bright shade of green. It also grows pink or white flowers!

17. String of Nickels

Botanical Name: Dischidia nummularia

The reason why it earned this name is because of its beautiful and round, coin-like leaves on the cascading vines. The fleshy foliage looks awesome in hanging baskets!

Here are some great string succulents you can grow

18. Green Coins

Botanical Name: Peperomia ‘Pepperspot’

The tiny leaves of the plant have a unique shade of red on the backside, that contrasts beautifully with the red-brown stems. There are other peperomia varieties as well that you can try.

19. Pilea

Botanical Name: Pilea

Plants from the pilea genus make for a great houseplant, thanks to its charming leaves and dangling nature. Gray Baby Tears, Creeping Charlie, and Baby Tears are some great vine varieties!

Check out our article on the best types of Pilea here

12 COMMENTS

  1. I have seen how you plant fruits in containers. Is it possible for you to send me some seeds?
    I’m in love with it. Thanks.

  2. Does anyone actually have photos of these plants actually climbing on something? What are the best things for them to climb on?

  3. Your means of describing the whole thing in this article is genuinely pleasant, all can effortlessly be aware of it, Thanks a lot.|

  4. Plants of the pothos family are easiest to grow and most of them can even grow without direct sunlight. They become great houseplants for beginners. Attractive and hardy vine prefers bright indirect light and a draft free place. It can grow in low light and needs moist soil.
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