8 Indoor Trailing Plants That Are Fun And Easy to Grow

Thomsen recommends starting with Epipremnum aureum, a fast-growing, low-maintenance houseplant. The vines grow to 10 feet and have neon green, marbled, and striped leaves.

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Pothos

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This neglected trailing plant (Pellionia pulchra) is great for hanging pots. We enjoy its watermelon-rind-patterned leaves. “It’s a unique plant that everyone should have, and no one does,” adds Thomsen.

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Watermelon Vine

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This trailing houseplant (Philodendron hederaceum 'Brasil') is simple to cultivate like pothos but “much sexier,” says Thomsen. Shiny, heart-shaped leaves and delicate leaf sheaths border the vines.

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Philodendron ‘Brasil’

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The broad, rick-rack-shaped leaves of Disocactus anguliger trail boldly from pots. Epiphytic cacti in Mexico's rainforests demand less light and more humidity than desert cactus. Avoid repotting them in bigger pots.

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Fishbone Cactus

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A unique, cat-safe trailing plant (Columnea gloriosa) with tendrils that playfully fall from pots makes a stunning hanging basket. Kids and adults love the plant's fish-shaped orange blossoms.

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Goldfish Plant

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Super climber Monstera adansonii is a popular houseplant for good reason. As it grows, its arrow-shaped leaves acquire irregular holes (called “fenestration”). Avoid overwatering and set the plant.

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Swiss Cheese Vine (Monstera)

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Super climber Monstera adansonii is a popular houseplant for good reason. As it grows, its arrow-shaped leaves acquire irregular holes (called “fenestration”). Avoid overwatering and set the plant.

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Dragonfruit Cactus

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Thomsen puts this vine-like cactus (Selenicereus undatus) in an antique container to highlight its triangular stalks. It originates in central and South America. It flourishes near a sunny window (4-6 hours).

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Dragonfruit Cactus

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Lover of difficult string succulents like String of Pearls might try this easy-to-grow plant (Dischidia ruscifolia). The heart-shaped leaves delight customers and make terrific teacher presents.

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Million Hearts

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