Why the Internet Is Obsessing Over These 5 Houseplants



Americans are smashing the search button millions of times on social media and search engines looking at certain houseplants. 

TikTok has amassed more than 3.125 billion views, and Google has 136 thousand monthly searches for just five plants.

Where Two Experts Found the Answers

Nature of Home analyzed Google searches and trends. At the same time, All About Gardening looked at TikTok data to establish which houseplants have the most views on the platform, are aesthetically pleasing and are beginner-friendly.

The Versatile Pothos Plant

More commonly known as Devil’s Ivy. Between the scientific name Epipremnum aureum and its nickname, pothos has amassed 312.4 million views on TikTok. With an upward trend on Google to an average of 40.5 thousand monthly searches.

Aloe Vera Plants: Grow Your Own Gel

Aloe vera is known to have numerous benefits, be relatively easy to maintain, and thrive in sunlight and warmer temperatures.

Hard-to-Kill Snake Plants

Snake plants are one of the most beginner-friendly plants available. They can withstand virtually all light levels, from full sun to low light. Plant in loamy, slightly acidic potting mix, and avoid overwatering.

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