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Types of Houseplants

Inch plant

All of the varieties of Inch plant are easy to grow. They have a creeping form with leaves that are nearly all green, or variegated with white or cream or purple.


Pot in regular potting soil and allow soil to dry between waterings. Best grown in bright, indirect sunlight (minimum 400 foot candles), moderate temperatures and medium humidity.

Special Requirements

Propagate Inch Plant from stem cuttings.