You've probably noticed that there are an awful lot of types and sizes of houseplants. You have large houseplants, but of course also houseplants that do not grow as large. In addition, the various houseplants can also be distinguished by the size of their leaves. A large houseplant with large leaves is a real eye-catcher and gives a tropical touch to your room. Indispensable if you want to create your own urban jungle in your home!
At Green Bubble we have a wide range of houseplants, some of which have large leaves. We have selected these plants for you in their own category. This way we try to make it easier for you to make a choice. You will find all green houseplants with large leaves in this category.
Why a houseplant with large leaves fits perfectly in your home
Houseplants with large leaves often come from a rainforest. These green houseplants give your room an instant jungle look. In addition, these houseplants are often animal friendly and air purifying houseplants, which contribute to the air quality in your home. A good air quality in your home has an effect on your quality of sleep. These houseplants are not only special in appearance, but also have a positive effect on your health.
What makes a houseplant with large leaves so special?
As you may have read above, a large proportion of our houseplants with large leaves are air purifiers. This improves the air quality, allowing you to concentrate better and avoid breathing in harmful substances.
These air purifying houseplants often also have a positive effect on the humidity in the house. Too much humidity in the house is not good, but too little humidity has adverse effects on your sleep, among other things. So putting an air purifying plant in your bedroom or office space is a perfect idea.
10 types of houseplants with large leaves
At Green Bubble, we have dozens of types of green houseplants with large leaves. We have selected some of these green houseplants and listed them in a top 10, so you can make a choice more easily. Which green houseplant can shine in your interior?
The Strelitzia is also known as the bird of paradise plant. This green houseplant has unique characteristics. The large leaves give this houseplant a real jungle look. The Strelitzia originates from South Africa and is one of the most popular green houseplants. This beautiful, tropical houseplant has a slight air-purifying effect and needs plenty of water. Give this houseplant a spot in full sun, this is where it will thrive and grow best. The leaves of this houseplant will tear, but don't worry! This is normal with the Strelitzia.
This cool houseplant is also called elephant ear. With its tropical look, this houseplant is a real eye-catcher in your living room or bedroom. This houseplant has large leaves and fits perfectly into your urban jungle. The Alocasia originally comes from the tropics of Asia, especially India. This plant needs some love and is certainly not the easiest houseplant. If you don't have a green thumb you might want to think twice before bringing this green houseplant into your home. The Alocasia loves direct sunlight and therefore prefers to be in the sun for 5 hours a day. The Alocasia also loves water. Check whether the soil of this houseplant is moist by feeling it regularly.
3: Monstera deliciosa
This green houseplant is more popular than ever before. The Monstera can be found in almost every home. This houseplant is known as hole plant. Although this cool houseplant looks very innocent, it is very toxic to animals and humans. The Monstera deliciosa has a strong air-purifying effect and prefers not to stand in full sun. Put the Monstera deliciosa in a spot in the shade, here it will grow into a large houseplant. This is not the only thing this houseplant needs, also make sure you water the Monstera weekly.
4: Pachira aquatica
The Pachira aquatica is also known as the money tree. In the Far East, people believe that the leaves of this houseplant can catch money. So this houseplant is a perfect gift for a housewarming or birthday. The Pachira is native to the swamps of Panama, Costa Rica and eastern Brazil. This green houseplant needs some water every three weeks, but aside from its demand for water, the Pachira is not at all demanding. Be aware, however, that in winter the humidity in the house is often a bit lower. A Pachira does not like this. To solve this problem, you can give the houseplant some extra water during the winter period. Give the Pachira preferably a place in normal daylight.
5: Alocasia Macrorrhiza
With its large green leaves, this Alocasia Macrorrhiza immediately catches the eye! This houseplant is not only a cool addition to any bedroom or living room, but it also purifies the air. So you can be sure that you do not ingest harmful substances. This houseplant is 150 cm high when delivered and can grow to a height of 160 cm. In the jungle, where its roots are, this houseplant is used to shelter from the rain.
6: Alocasia Zebrina
A green houseplant with special appearance and striking large leaves. This houseplant is indispensable in your interior! When you receive this green houseplant it is 100 cm high. If you give the plant enough attention and love it will grow to a height of 140 cm. This houseplant has some requirements. The soil of this green houseplant must be moist and make sure you water your Alocasia Zebrina every week. Be careful, too much water is very bad for this houseplant. Put the Alocasia preferably in a place close to the window, here it has enough direct sunlight.
7: Philodendron Funbun
The Philodendron is a family of almost 500 species of houseplants. You can distinguish these houseplants from each other by looking closely at the leaves. Not every houseplant in this family can survive as a houseplant in the house. This Philodendron Funbun has a special appearance and immediately attracts attention in any room. The green houseplant's roots lie in the tropical regions of South America. No green fingers? Then this houseplant fits you perfectly. It is important that the soil of this houseplant is always moist. Do not place this houseplant in front of a window, but rather somewhere where there is daylight.
8: Alocasia Stingray
The name says it all, this houseplant belongs to the Alocasia family. These houseplants are also called elephant ear. A nickname that the Alocasia owes to the large leaves. You'll hardly believe it, but in the jungles where the Alocasia originally comes from, these leaves sometimes have a diameter of 1 meter. The name Stingray also speaks for itself. The leaves of the Alocasia end in a pointed tail, giving them the shape of a stingray. This cool houseplant is really indispensable in your living room.
9: Ficus Lyrata
Ficus Lyrata originally comes from Africa and is also known as a tobacco plant. When this houseplant is delivered to your home, it has a height of 180 cm. Ficus Lyrata can grow to a height of 210 cm. The large leaves of this houseplant are immediately noticeable! This houseplant likes a lot of daylight, so put it preferably in a place where it gets a lot of light. This way, the houseplant will grow the fastest. Ficus Lyrata needs water weekly.
10: Caladium red heart
This houseplant is a real eye-catcher in your interior. The beautiful large leaves of this houseplant are characterized by the red veins. This gives the houseplant a special look. The Caladium red heart is poisonous, so be careful with curious pets and children. It is not difficult to keep this green houseplant alive. Give the Caladium red heart a spot in semi-shade and be sure to water your green friend weekly.
Buy houseplants with large leaves at Green Bubble
Do you want to change your interior into a tropical paradise or give a room in your house a fresh touch? Then a houseplant with large leaves is perfect for you! Green Bubble has many great houseplants that are suitable for every room in your house. These houseplants all come directly from the grower, so we ensure that the quality is perfect when the houseplant is delivered to your home.
In addition to their unique appearance, these houseplants have other positive characteristics. Many of these green houseplants have an air purifying effect and have a positive effect on the humidity in your home. Place these types of houseplants in your bedroom for better sleep or in an office space for extra productivity. Your new green friend will ensure that you do not inhale harmful substances.
Order your green houseplants easily in our webshop. The unique boxes in which we send the plants are specially designed for Green Bubble. These boxes prevent your houseplant from falling over during shipping. Your new houseplant is therefore guaranteed to be delivered to you in perfect condition.