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Top 5 indoor Christmas plants

Christmas is just around the corner, bringing with it cosiness, warmth, and, of course, beautiful decorations in our homes. In addition to the traditional Christmas tree, there are numerous other stunning Christmas plants that will bring the festive spirit to your interior. In this blog, you'll discover the five most beautiful indoor Christmas plants that you won't want to miss.

5 beautiful indoor Christmas plants

The magic of Christmas not only brings warmth and coziness into our homes but also a variety of beautiful Christmas plants that elevate the festive joy to a whole new level. These vibrant green companions add a touch of natural beauty to your interior, bringing the enchantment of the holiday season to life. Whether you opt for the classic Poinsettia, an impressive Amaryllis, or an elegant Christmas cactus, there's a Christmas plant to suit every taste and style.

1. Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

Euphorbia pulcherrima

The Poinsettia, with its striking red, white, or pink bracts, is a classic among Christmas plants. This plant symbolizes the birth of Jesus and is, therefore, frequently used in Christmas decorations. Place the Poinsettia in a bright spot and make sure the soil remains lightly moist. This way, you'll enjoy the beauty of this plant throughout the entire festive month.

2. Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)

The Amaryllis is an elegant beauty with its large, trumpet-shaped flowers available in various colours, ranging from white and red to pink and striped. This plant creates a stylish and festive atmosphere in your home. Place the Amaryllis in a warm spot and water it regularly. With the right care, you can enjoy impressive blooms during the Christmas season.

3. Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera)


The Christmas Cactus is a beautiful plant that not only brings colour to your home during the Christmas season but also throughout the rest of the year. Its hanging branches with flowers in various colours create a playful effect. Place the Christmas Cactus in a bright spot, but avoid direct sunlight. With regular watering and a cool location, this cactus will bloom year after year.

4. Mistletoe (Viscum album)

Mistletoe (Viscum album)

Mistletoe, also known as the "kissing plant," is a true classic during the Christmas season. According to tradition, it brings luck, and kissing under the mistletoe is an age-old custom. Hang this plant in a central spot in your home and create a cosy, romantic atmosphere. However, be mindful that mistletoe is toxic to pets, so keep it out of their reach.

5. Ardisia crenata

Ardisia crenata

Ardisia crenata, also known as the 'Marlberry,' is a lesser-known but equally enchanting indoor plant for the Christmas period. With its glossy, dark green leaves and bright red berries, this plant adds a touch of mystery and allure to your Christmas decorations. A true hidden gem!

Purchase your Christmas indoor plants at our garden centre in Northallerton and NORTHALLERTON

For the most beautiful Christmas plants, visit our garden centre in Northallerton and NORTHALLERTON. Here, you'll find a wide assortment of stunning indoor Christmas plants, ensuring that your home shines during the holiday season. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to advise you on the proper care for your Christmas plants. We warmly welcome you and wish you a delightful Christmas in advance!