Even if you’re not that into astrology, it can be fun to read your horoscope and learn about the different traits that help make up who we are! After all, it’s written in the stars, and these traits can help us make decisions based on our specific characteristics. So here is the best houseplant for you based on your zodiac sign!
Aries are known to be a bit assertive, daring, and decisive in nature. So a cactus houseplant is a perfect match for them. Being stable, durable, and able to adapt under aggressive conditions makes these two a great combo. Place your cactus in an area that has a high amount of light and water it weekly during the growing season for optimum care.
Known for being a bit stubborn at times, Taurus’ are also highly reliable and sensual. They thrive under structure and organized plans so if you’re a Taurus, a succulent plant is the best houseplant for you! Succulents store water in their fleshy stems, meaning they rely heavily on themselves as their source of care. They are easy to care for and can even bud beautiful flowers! Those born under the zodiac of Taurus will be appreciative of the beauty and stability that a succulent plant provides (as long as they stick to the proper schedule of how to care for it). Succulents don’t need a high amount of sunlight so they can survive indoors, choose an area with medium-low sunlight and allow the soil to dry completely in between watering periods.
Gemini: Air Plant
In true air sign fashion, if you’re a Gemini the best houseplant for you will be an air plant. Light, whimsical, and easy to care for, air plants come in all different forms. No two are the same, making them the perfect match for the sign of the twins! Hang your air plant near a window, so it gets plenty of sunlight and spray it with water daily to keep it alive.
Cancer: Monstera Adansonii
Cancer’s are one of the more sensitive of the zodiacs, being highly emotionally intuitive means coming off as a bit temperamental or standoffish at first. If you’re a Cancer, then you may find that the monstera adansonii is the perfect houseplant for you. Only requiring minimal, indirect sunlight and infrequent watering, this beautiful plant will thrive with the proper love and care that it will undoubtedly receive from a Cancer. This plant thrives in indirect sunlight, and humid climates so place one in your bathroom for the best care! Don’t let it’s soil dry out completely between waterings and watch this baby grow!
Leo: Fiddle Leaf Fig
Everyone knows Leo’s like to be the life of the party, and that’s why this fiddle leaf fig is an excellent houseplant for this lively zodiac. Bold, vibrant, and love to be the center of attention, if you’re a Leo, chances are this fiddle leaf is the best houseplant for you. This plant grows upright and has huge leaves that are heavily detailed to show off its beauty. To help this baby grow, place it in direct, constant sunlight and water as soon as the soil becomes dry to touch.
Virgo: Aloe Vera Plant
Reliable, caring, sensitive, and easy to depend on, it’s no surprise that if you’re a Virgo, the perfect houseplant for you is the oh so dependable aloe vera plant. Able to provide relief to those in pain, the aloe vera plant holds soothing qualities similar to that of Virgos. Place your aloe plant in direct sunlight for a few hours every day and only water every 3 weeks to keep it alive.
Libra: Snake Plant
This zodiac sign is all about balance and harmony, so if you’re a Libra, the best houseplant for you to have in your home is a snake plant. Snake plants come in different sizes, but all of them are sturdy and balanced, growing tall and upright, making them the perfect stable plant for their Libra care-taker. These plants are very easy to care for, place your plant in indirect light and allow the soil to dry completely in between waterings.
Quite intense in making their presence known, the perfect houseplant for you, if you’re born under the sign of the Scorpio, would be a philodendron. These plants are best at making themselves noticed, growing up to 3 feet tall and also able to spread themselves wide, there is no way this plant is going unnoticed. Place this plant in bright, indirect sunlight and allow the top inch of soil to dry in between waterings for the best results!
Sagitarrius: Devil’s Ivy
Known for being energetic, vibrant, and easily adaptable, if you’re a Sagittarius, the best houseplant for you would be devil’s ivy. Able to thrive in almost any condition, this plant is optimal for the zodiac that tends to go with the flow and won’t have to try hard to keep their houseplant alive. This plant required indirect sunlight and is able to go weeks without being watered, so it’s no problem if their owner forgets about it every now and then.
Capricorns are one of the most reliable and persistent of the zodiacs, they thrive on their own determination to get things completed beautifully. Capricorns are highly ambitious but can still be emotionally sensitive, making orchids the perfect houseplant for them. Orchids are healthy, yet delicate and almost exquisitely beautiful. If you’re a Capricorn, you’ll probably enjoy coming home every day to this attractive houseplant. Keep your orchid in a warm room, and out of direct sunlight. These plants do not require much watering to keep them alive, so they are highly reliable when it comes to caring for them.
Aquarius: Polka Dot Begonia
This air sign is quite eccentric in their personality, they are also strong and attractive, making the polka dot begonia an excellent match for them! With bright white spots on it’s leaves its hard to not notice this plant’s vibrant personality, if cared for properly, your begonia will bloom flowers and grow up to two meters! Place it in indirect sunlight and do not let the soil dry completely between waterings.
Pisces: Spider Plant
Ah, Pisces, the calmest, sensitive and quiet of the zodiacs. Known for being introverted, Pisces tend to be homebodies, but would probably do best with a plant that doesn’t require too much attention. So if you were born under this very chill zodiac sign, a spider plant is the best houseplant for you! Easily adaptable and low-maintenance when it comes to caring for it, a spider plant will thrive under the care of this zodiac. Place your plant baby in bright, indirect sunlight and keep the soil a bit moist between waterings and watch as it thrives.