Adding tall indoor plants in your home can turn the heads of your guests and if you’re searching for some new names, save this list of Tree Like Houseplants.
If you are looking for less common indoor plants that attain a good height, bring home these Tree Like Houseplants!
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Tree Like Houseplants You Should Grow
1. Umbrella Tree
Botanical Name: Schefflera actinophylla
This beautiful houseplant, with lush elongated glossy leaves, resembles an umbrella. It also works as an air purifier and eliminates toxins from the indoor air. The plant is great for any empty bright spot in your home or office.
Learn how to grow the umbrella plants indoors here
2. Umbellata Plant
Botanical Name: Ficus umbellata
‘Ficus umbellata’ has lush green leaves that are as big as your head! This plant is a close cousin of the majestic fiddle leaf fig.
It prefers bright indirect light, and access to direct morning light makes it better.
Have a look at some of the best indoor ficus plants here
3. Japanese Maple Tree
Botanical Name: Acer palmatum
This plant has colorful cut leaves that give it an incomparable appearance. It is, of course, not super easy to grow indoors but worth a try. The dwarf Japanese maple varieties can grow up to 4-15 feet.
The green varieties can tolerate full sun, while variegated cultivars perform well in partial shade.
4. The Desert Cactus
Botanical Name: Euphorbia ammak
Native to Saudi Arabia and Yemen, this tree-like succulent features spiny ribbed arms and structural beauty. The plant is a fast grower and can achieve an impressive height of 7-9 feet indoors.
It prefers full to partial sun so keep at by a sunny window.
Check out our article on the best tall cacti you can grow indoors here
5. Ficus Alli
Botanical Name: Ficus maclellandii
The slender foliage of this plant makes it attractive, and since it belongs to the Ficus genus, it’s easy to grow.
Keep it in a bright and warm spot.
6. New Zealand Laurel
Botanical Name: Corynocarpus laevigatus
If you want to bring a real tree indoors, then this could be your option! The New Zealand Laurel attains impressive height and features large glossy leaves.
Does well in bright indirect light. Keep the soil slightly moist but avoid overwatering the plant.
7. Citrus Tree
The biggest advantage of growing a citrus tree indoors is its fragrant flowers and fruits it’ll bear if you grow it near a sunny window!
Find the sunniest possible spot grow a citrus tree indoors.
Here are the best Citrus Trees you can grow in containers
8. Triangle Fig
Botanical Name: Ficus triangularis
The plant is also famous as the ‘Sweetheart Tree.’ Its leaves have a unique triangular shape! As the plant is considered toxic for pets and children, keep it out of their reach.
Avoid overwatering the plant and keep it at a location where it can avail plenty of bright indirect sun.