Looking for ways to vamp up your fall and Halloween decor this year? Well, we have 6 amazingly black houseplants that are the perfect answer. They’re easy to care for and will be a conversation starter this season.
1. Peperomia – Burgundy Ripple
Grows best in bright indirect light.
Root rot and overwatering are a common problem with Peperomias. Only water when the top half of the soil is dry.
Grab yourself a moisture meter so you won’t have any problems knowing when to water.
Get your Burgundy Ripple Peperomia here.
2. Zz Plant – Raven
Tolerates lower light conditions easily but prefers bright indirect light.
Allow your Raven ZZ plant to dry out in between watering.
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3. Colocasia – Black Magic
Thrives in bright indirect light, and can even acclimate to direct sunlight.
Keep the soil moist during spring and summer while allowing the soil to dry out a little more in the winter months.
Get your Black Magic Colocasia here.
4. Rubber Plant – Burgundy
Will be happy with medium to bright indirect sunlight.
Water this plant when the top one inch of soil is dry.
If you’re a new plant parent this easy beginner houseplant is perfect for you! Grab yourself a cute planter and you’re ready to go.
Get your Burgundy Rubber Plant here.
5. Philodendron – Black Cardinal
Requires bright indirect sunlight.
Allow the top one inch of soil to dry out in between watering. Drooping leaves can be a sign of too much or too little water.
Keep the leaf size large by using a great houseplant fertilizer.
Get your Black Cardinal Philodendron here.
6. Alocasia Regal Shield
Needs bright indirect light to thrive. This plant tends to grow towards the light so it might need rotating every so often.
Keep the soil moist but not soggy.
These plants can get very large, around 5-6 feet tall. Make sure you have a space accommodating to their ‘elephant ear’ size.
Get your Regal Shield Alocasia here.
Remember that the coloring of these black houseplants varies and is dependent on their conditions. Make sure to follow the specific care tips to maintain that unique black color.
Drop us a comment below if you have any questions or just let us know which black houseplant is your favorite.
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Planty Life Fall Decor Picks
Now that you have your black houseplant picked out, check out our favorite fall decor picks. Buy one or all of these and your home will give you all those fall vibes you’ve been craving.