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Passionate about plants? So are we! Costa Farms is a wholesale grower that discovers, develops, and grows plants for your home and life -- indoors and out. We’re your online gardening resource for plant info and inspiration. Our articles, blogs, tips, and photos help you use plants to beautify your living spaces and enhance your life.

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Plants of Steel

Plants of Steel varieties perfect for beginners! They're among the easiest to grow of all houseplants; the Plants of Steel don't mind low light, low humidity, or irregular watering. Because they're so easy to grow, they're perfect for folks with an on-the-go lifestyle, as well as folks who are trying out their first houseplant. We have six varieties in the Plants of Steel collection -- ponytail palm, Chinese evergreen, ZZ plant, sago palm, 'Super Atom' philodendron, and snake plant. Scroll down to learn more about each stunning, no-fuss variety.

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Ponytail Palm

Beaucarnea recurvata

Ponytail palm's best quality is how easy it is to grow: As long as you don't overwater it, the plant may seem virtually indestructible. It's a slow grower that's perfect for just about any room of the home, especially bedrooms. A small ponytail...

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Chinese Evergreen

Aglaonema sp.

Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema), is one of the best plants for beginners (or folks too busy to keep most houseplants alive). This sturdy plant is wonderfully easy to grow; it tolerates just about every indoor condition. While it's one of the...

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Sago Palm

Cycas revoluta

Sago palm is one of the easiest houseplants you can grow, and it's no wonder. This plant is a living fossil, dating back to prehistoric times. If sago palm has survived thousands of years relatively unchanged in nature, it should be a good...

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Snake Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata

If you're looking for an easy-care houseplant, you can't do much better than snake plant. This hardy indoor is still popular today -- generations of gardeners have called it a favorite -- because of how adaptable it is to a wide range of growing...

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ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Looking for an easy-to-grow houseplant? Check out ZZ plant -- it's truly one of the toughest around, making it a perfect choice to add to your home or office. Whether you're able to give it steady care, travel a lot, or just get distracted by all...

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Philodendron

Philodendron spp.

Philodendron is a classic, and practically no-fail houseplant because it's so easy to grow. Happily, this makes it a pretty common indoor plant to find at your local garden center. The philodendron family is a pretty big one, too -- so you can find...

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