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Buying Guide: These realistic faux plants will convince everyone you have a green thumb
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Buying Guide: These realistic faux plants will convince everyone you have a green thumb

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If you weren’t blessed with a green thumb but still love the look of indoor plants, your options are limited. While most faux plants look rubbery and less than lifelike, these realistic artificial plants give you the same look as live indoor plants—and you never have to remember when you last watered them.

1) Assorted Artificial Succulents

Thanks to their naturally waxy texture, succulents are one of the easiest artificial plants to fool people with. These realistic succulents from MyGift come in adorable geometric pots and look exactly like the real thing.

MyGift Assorted Realistic Succulent Plants in Geometric Ceramic Pots available from Amazon

2) Silk Bamboo Tree

At over 5 feet tall, this artificial bamboo tree makes an immediate impression. The natural trunks and 1,040 hyper-realistic silk leaves make this faux plant look just like a living bamboo tree. Amazon customers gave it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars for the realistic look.

Nearly Natural Bamboo Silk Tree 64-inches available from Amazon

3) Fiddle Leaf Fig

This 22-inch fiddle leaf fig looks as realistic as a living plant according to Amazon customers who gave the artificial plant 4.5 out of 5 stars on average. The real touch waterproof leaves have a realistic and detailed coloration and texture which lends to this faux plant’s real look.

Besamenature Fiddle Leaf Fig Artificial Plant available from Amazon  

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