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Top 10 Best Housewarming Plant Gifts for New Home Owners
Nothing is more exciting than getting a new home, except for decorating them with beautiful plants. They add colour and elegance to a home, purify the air, and make people happier, that's why they make a perfect housewarming gift. We have curated a shortlist of the 10 best housewarming plant gifts for any new homeowners including those with low light tolerance, pet friendliness, air purification, easy care, and more! Coming in all shapes and sizes, these plants can bring a tropical look to any home and, most importantly, they are all delivered with lifetime support. Nothing says “welcome home” like a beautiful house plant!
Money Trees, aka Pachira Aquatica, are considered a symbol of luck and prosperity. The braided money tree as we know it was actually first cultivated by a truck driver in Taiwan, and quickly became popular in Japan and East Asia, also becoming associated with the Chinese practice of Feng Shui. Their shiny green foliage gives that perfect tropical feeling. They are definitely the first choice when it comes to a housewarming gift.
The famous Snake Plant, or Mother-In-Law's Tongue, is one of the toughest houseplants you can find. Of these plants, the Sansevieria Trifsciata 'Laurentii' is one of the most popular cultivars, with its elegant, tall, green and yellow contrasting leaves. From a study conducted by NASA, this plant is known for its efficiency in cleansing the air around it of harmful chemicals and producing plenty of oxygen at night. These guys definitely deserve to be on this list of the best housewarming plant gifts.
Queen of Foliage
Recognize these giant split leaves? Also known as the "Swiss Cheese Plant," the Monstera Deliciosa is famous for its beautiful, silky green leaves and their natural splits and holes, which are known as fenestrations. With medium light and watering when the soil is dry, they will grow wild and wide, giving any interior space an instant jungle vibe. We don’t know about you but that would make one of these beauties one of the best housewarming gift plants for their new homes.
With majestic dark green foliage and white flowers, the Peace Lily, or Spathiphyllum, is an incredibly adaptable houseplant, brightening up any corner of their homes. Its common name comes from the stark, white flowers that give the appearance of white peace flags! When cared for properly, they are the best and can live for years and years, flowering often. They will also explicitly tell you when it is time for some water, as their leaves droop dramatically. With the relatively long lasting flowers and easy care nature, they are an all time favourites for housewarming plants.
The Plant Influencer
Fiddle Leaf Fig
With large leaves in the shape of fiddles, it is evident where the Fiddle Leaf Fig, or Ficus Lyrata, got its name. They are used in many home decor and design magazines, making them impressive and stunning pieces to add to any home. With plenty of light, by placing them right next to a very bright window in their new home, they would compeltely change the vibe of the whole space. They are popular for a reason, no exception for being a perfect housewarming gifts.
Low light tolerance, easy care, air purifying, and pet friendly, this plant's got it all! The Parlor Palm is one of our favourite palms and one of the best houseplants for any home as it is prized for its resilience to indoor conditions and its care being quite low maintenance. Also, since it is a slow growing palm that stays cute and compact, it often does not reach heights over 3-4 feet. If there are pet friends in the new home, this one is our go to housewarming plant.
Pothos Marble Queen
If you are looking for the perfect trailing plant for beginners, look no further! Epipremnum aureum, or Pothos, is a popular tropical vine. Also known as Devil's Ivy, they are the ideal hanging plant for lower light spaces, just let their soil dry out! The interwoven green and white of the Marble Pothos, in particular, along with its fast-growing habit, will make any space feel lush. The Pothos is considered to be one of the best options for hosuewarming plants with their extensive ability to purify the air.
The Chinese Money Plant, Coin Plant, or Pilea Peperomioides, is definitely worth spending your money on. It's cute, circular leaves face towards the light it receives, which can result in an impressive wall of discs if never rotated. They enjoy even, bright, indirect light and, when happy, produce lots of little offsets, or baby plants, that can be shared with friends. With foliage like this, it’s no wonder why they are one of the best hosuewarming plants!
Low Light Prince
If those naturally shiny, green leaflets haven't convinced you to get one of these guys yet, the easy-care of a ZZ plant, or Zamioculcas zamiifolia, should finish the job for you! They've made a name for themselves worldwide due to their tolerance of many home conditions, especially low-light spaces. Place your plant in almost any light, then water when the soil is completely dry and you will understand why these guys are one of the best. This is the best housewarming plant to get for anyone who got a black thumb.
Dwarf Umbrella Plant
Last but not least, our final suggestion would be the Dwarf Umbrella Plant, or Schefflera Arboricola! They are a great option for beginner plant parents, due to their low maintenance when they receive the care that they need, just water it less if it is in a darker space. Their easy care nature and unique style make them a great choice for housewarming plant gifts.
Lifetime support on all plants
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Shipping options are available for plants and planters that are 7" or smaller to all provinces in Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan.
City of Toronto Core orders will be delivered within 2-4 days excluding the purchase date.
Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, and Scarborough orders will be delivered within 7 days excluding the purchase date.
For all other places, orders will be shipped out every Monday if placed by Saturday midnight to avoid potential delays over the weekend. Arrival date varies depends on the location.
*Delivery timelines subject to change during holidays.
Packed with care, we check the destination weather for each package to make sure they arrive safely with whatever it takes. We may hold off on the order if there are extreme cold weather conditions.
Complimentary heat packs and insulations are included to protect your plants from cold damage if shipped in a box, if weather requires. Some stresses are always expected when ship a plant, but with good light and proper watering, they will bounce back very soon.
For all the plants bought from our store or through the workshop, they come with lifetime support. Which means at any point if you have questions about your plant or just not sure if your plant is doing something good or bad, we will be able to help you identify the problem, answer your question, and potentially save the plant. Please feel free to reach us at Instagram @jomostudio or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The life time support ends if the plant is not alive anymore, and the support does not include replacement of dead plants.