Plants that have big monocolored leaves

There are 20 plants that have big monocolored leaves like alocasia, aspidistra, ficus that you will love.

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    Alocasia Amazonica

    Alocasia Amazonica is a hybrid plant of Alocasia Longiloba and Alocasia Sanderiana that are native to Asia although this one is from America.

    This plant commonly called Alocasia Polly is known as African Mask or Elephant Ear for its incredible color, shape, and resistance of its foliage that is hard, rub-resistant, and arrow-shaped. Furthermore, the thin the stems make the leaves to look bigger.

    Alocasias are tropical plants that like hot environments, with high humidity and therefore, they grow in humid soil and full of organic matter. In nature, they grow in the shade of tall trees that are filtered by the sun's rays.

    If you're planning to have alocasias at home, be careful if you have children or animals because all alocasias are considered moderately toxic plants if ingested

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    Alocasia Melo

    Alocasia Melo is an exotic plant native to the Southeast Asian forests, specifically Indonesia, which tends to grow in rocky terrain, unlike other alocasias. This alocasia is considered a small plant because although in nature it can grow up to 23 inches in height, as a houseplant it is not usual, and does not exceed 15 inches approximately.

    Alocasia Melo is commonly known as Alocasia Rugosa for its unique foliage. Its leaves are green, large, and thick with a rough texture that makes it look like an artificial plant. Alocasias grow in tropical forests in the shade of higher vegetation, which is why it should not be given direct sunlight.

    If you have animals or children, you must take extreme precautions because alocasias are toxic plants when ingested.

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    Alocasia Stingray

    Alocasia Stingray is an exotic and rare plant that is easy to keep alive as it does not require excessive care. Although it is an easy plant, it is not a recommended plant for beginners as it is sensitive to temperature and humidity.

    This elephant ear is becoming popular and is famous for its large leaf with a unique shape that has a long upturned tail that reminds us of a stingray. Like some other alocasias, it needs bright indirect light (south or west-facing windows are best as long as it is indirect light) and loves damp, well-drained soil mixed with organic matter as these are the characteristics of its natural habitat.

    Alocasia Stingray looks similar to differentiate Alocasia Zebrina because they both have a deep green color on the leaves and a similar pattern and color on the stem.

    Although their similarities, It is easy to Alocasia Stingray of Alocasia Zebrina by the shape of the leaves. Alocasia Stingray leaves are rounder and have a pointed finish, while Alocasia Zebrina leaves are triangular with an arrow shape.

    Alocasia is toxic if ingested, so they are not plants safe for cats, dogs neither children.

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    Aspidistra Elatior

    Aspidistra Elatior is a hardy plant easy for beginners due to its low maintenance. It is originally from Asia and is a recommended plant for travelers because it is a drought-tolerant plant.

    The Cast Iron Plant has dark green leaves and can slowly grow up to 90cm. It's common to use it as an office plant because it tolerates all ranges of light conditions.

    Cast Iron plants are safe for cats, dogs, and children because it's not toxic.

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  • Ficus Lyrata

    Ficus Lyrata commonly known as Fiddle Leaf Fig is a ficus that has become very popular in recent years thanks to how elegant and beautiful it is, the large size of its leaves, and how easy it is to take care of it.

    The ficus Lyrata is a tree native to West Africa that grows in the rain forest and, like all plants, will increase in size as we give it more room to grow, reaching up to 10 meters. Its leaves are a uniform green color, soft and can measure up to 8 inches.

    Fiddle Leaf Fig is a little more delicate than Ficus Elastica because it needs more light, is more sensitive to water, and is used to losing leaves.

    If you have pets or small children be careful because it is toxic when ingested. That does not mean that you cannot have it, but it does mean that you must exercise extreme caution or attention.

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    Monstera Adansonii

    Monstera Adansonii is an easy plant originally from Mexico with unique foliage full of holes that survive in low light conditions. It is a low maintenance tropical plant recommended for beginners.

    Monstera Adansonii is often confused with another plant called Monstera Obliqua because both have big fenestrations in their leaves, but most of the Monstera Obliqua sold, are really Monstera Adansonii.

    Monstera Friedrichsthalii is mildly toxic if ingested so you should put them far from pets and children. Monsteras are climbing plants thanks to its aerial roots that allow them to grow through superficies so you can experiment giving them totems, cages, or superficies to climb.

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    Monstera Deliciosa

    Monstera Deliciosa is recognizable by its large, glossy unique green leaves with deep splits and holes called fenestrations that appear when the plant matures.

    Monsteras are climbing plants native to southern Mexico and Central America that use its aerial roots to cling to large trees, so you should provide it with moss-covered support sticks or a trellis. If its aerial roots get unruly you can trim them, but it’s best to just tuck them back into the pot.

    Monsteras are toxic if ingested, so think it twice before getting one if you have cats, dogs or children.

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    Monstera Pinnatipartita

    Monstera Pinnatipartita is a rare evergreen and beautiful climbing plant originally from South America that looks similar to Monstera Deliciosa. It has divided leaves when it matures and produces white waxy flowers that along with its aerial roots, make it look wildly.

    Monstera Pinnatipartita must be placed away from the direct sun because it will burn its leaves, and far from pets and children because it's mildly toxic if ingested.

    It is so recommended to use totems or to place it in a spot where it can trail to maximize its growth. As a houseplant it doesn't grow much but outside, it can take a whole big corner.

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    Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Dragon

    Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Dragon is a variety of snake plant native to Africa that is almost indestructible because it survives in low light and is drought tolerant.

    The snake plant is an easy plant that makes it ideal for beginners. Sansevieria Black Dragon is a rare variety with thick, non-dark, dark green leaves and compact shape.

    Snake plants have become popular because it is an air purifying plant that filters toxins and they are highly recommended for improving air quality in both rooms, offices and living rooms.

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    Sansevieria Trifasciata Moonshine

    Sansevieria Trifasciata Moonshine is a Snake Plant variety originally from Africa that has a very unique pale silver-grey-green foliage with dark green margins that will turn dark in shade.

    Sansevieria Moonshine is a hardy plant perfect for beginners because it survives in low light conditions and is drought-tolerant, meaning you should let the soil dry out between waterings.

    Sansevieria Trifasciata species contain mildly toxic compounds that cause irritation in the stomach or in the mouth.

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    Spathiphyllum Sensation

    The Peace Lily is one of the easiest and most common houseplants to grow because they thrive in low light conditions which makes perfect for beginners and for every house.

    The Spathiphyllum Sensation is originally from Asia and is the largest of the spathiphyllums, with this one bearing large glossy dark green leaves that grow in a layered manner and are distinctly ribbed.

    Spathiphyllums have been proven to be among the best houseplants to help improve indoor air quality which makes it perfect for bedrooms, livings rooms, and offices but not so recommended for people that has cats, dogs, and children because is mildly toxic if ingested. Plus, it happily blooms throughout the year and can reach up to a 2-meter height.

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  • Spathiphyllum Wallisii

    The Peace Lily has been around for decades for a good reason: It is one of the easiest houseplants to grow because they thrive in low light conditions though they are toxic if ingested, so not highly recommended if you have cats, dogs or children.

    Spathiphyllums have been proven to be among the best houseplants to help improve indoor air quality which makes it perfect for bedrooms, livings rooms, and offices. Plus, it happily blooms throughout the year and can reach up to 90cm height

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