Best Indoor Vines and Climbers You Can Grow

Last Updated: 19.10.2023
Sakshi Kasat
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Sakshi Kasat, an indoor gardener and content creator from Indore, India, transitioned from teaching to follow her gardening passion during the pandemic. She's an expert in indoor gardening, with over 150 articles published. Her favorite plant, the Peace Lily, reflects her mission to inspire others. In gardening and writing, she finds pure inspiration and contentment.

The trailing stems with deep green foliage can add instant beauty to any type of decor. Here are the Best Indoor Vines in India that are also quite easy to grow!

Vines add to the beauty of your indoor space like no other plant. They can climb up a wall, a window, or a pillar and add colour and liveliness to any corner without taking up much space. You can also use them to create a shady screen for a window or cover any unattractive areas. Here are the Best Indoor Vines you can grow in India.

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Best Indoor Vines

1. Star Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides

Star jasmine is a neat, evergreen climber. It has glossy green leaves and blooms tiny white flowers with a sweet, vanilla-like fragrance. It loves to be trained against walls and overarches and is a perfect indoor vine.

Growing Requirements: Star jasmine is super-easy to look after and hardly catches any pests. It grows in a variety of soils, preferably with good drainage, and does well in partial sunlight.

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 2. English Ivy


Botanical Name: Hedera helix

English ivy is an aggressive grower and remains green throughout the year. It makes a beautiful houseplant and is also very effective in removing toxins from its surroundings.

Growing Requirements: Water the plant only when the topsoil gets dry, and make sure the container has suitable drainage holes. Ivy grown indoors needs bright, indirect light.

 3. Pothos

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Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Pothos, or ‘Money Plant’, is a prevalent plant in Indian households and is a beautiful and low-maintenance vine. It has also been scientifically proven to remove toxins and pollutants from the air.

Growing Requirements: Pothos does well in any kind of soil, preferably loamy. It needs significantly less water to thrive well, and the appearance of yellow leaves may be a sign of over-watering. It grows well in all light conditions.

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 4. Heartleaf Philodendron

Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum

Heartleaf Philodendron is another attractive and easy-going vine. It can be easily confused with Pothos as they both look very similar. The most significant difference between them is that Pothos has larger leaves and furrowed stems, whereas Philodendron’s leaves are darker and may not be variegated. 

Growing Requirements: Philodendron will do well in any soil, preferably loamy. It needs infrequent watering and a moderate amount of light.

 5. Betel Leaf

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Botanical Name: Piper betle

Betel leaf plant is a herb that is native to India and is used to make a mouth freshener famously known as “Paan”.  Betel leaf plant has heart-shaped, waxy green leaves that make the vine look very appealing.

Growing Requirements: This plant prefers slightly acidic, sandy-loamy soil. Keep it where it can get bright, indirect light, and water whenever the soil gets dry.

 6. Arrowhead Plant


Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum

The arrowhead plant is a lovely trailing vine. Its leaves have an arrow-like shape, and their colour ranges from dark green and white to lime green and bright pink. 

Growing Requirements: Arrowhead does well in moist, well-drained soil. Allow the plant to slightly dry out before the next watering to avoid root rot. It grows well in bright indirect light.

1 thought on “Best Indoor Vines and Climbers You Can Grow”

  1. I live in New Delhi and request for your advice. I need to grow a tall creeper along a boundary wall to provide privacy. However this area gets no direct sun but gets plenty of light. I look forward to your suggestions and am willing to pay charges for a site visit and advice by a knowledgable person. Thank You.


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