In this guide we’ll look at the best artificial plants.
I’ve compared realism, style, design and cost
to give you my top recommendations.

What Are The Best Artificial Plants?

  • Features
  • Real wood stems
  • Realistic leaves
  • Over 5 1/2 feet tall
  • Cost
Rating
9.9/10
  • Features
  • Can be placed outside in summer
  • Realistic and natural looking
  • Large and substantial
  • Cost
Rating
9.7/10
  • Features
  • Good value for money
  • Fabric leaves
  • Real wood stems
  • Cost
Rating
9.5/10
  • Features
  • Great value
  • Nice 2 foot tall plant
  • Silk/polyester blend leaves
  • Cost
Rating
9.4/10
  • Features
  • Very pretty artificial flowers
  • Comes in a lovely wooden pot
  • Lovely large plant
  • Cost
Rating
9.2/10
  • Features
  • Great value for money
  • Perfect size for a desk or windowsill
  • Realistic looking leaves
  • Cost
Rating
9.0/10
  • Features
  • 16 artificial succulents included
  • Versatile unpotted selection
  • Great value for money
  • Cost
Rating
8.7/10

More Detailed Artificial Plants Reviews

Luxury Artificial Japanese Fruticosa Tree - 165cm Tall

This Luxury Artificial Japanese Fruticosa Tree is the best artificial plant to add some style and drama to your home or office.

This is one of the most natural and realistic large artificial plants available. It’s quite stunning to look at and you really have to inspect it closely to see that it is artificial. The twisting stems are made from real wood which looks really effective.

The tree comes in two parts which slot together and you can arrange the leaves in the way you like. The Japanese tree comes in a brown plastic pot which you can put in larger planter to make it look even more attractive and natural. I put mine in a large stone pot and covered the top with gravel and this gave a lovely finish.

This lovely tree is the best large artificial plant for any area in your home or office that doesn’t get enough light for real plants to grow.

4ft Areca Palm Tree

This 4ft Areca Palm Tree is a large artificial plant that has realistic leaves and looks very natural.

This palm is really good quality and the leaves look very realistic There are larger darker leaves and smaller brighter leaves that look like new growth. The branches can be shaped to create a natural effect and fit the space you have. The palm comes in a plastic pot with moss decoration. For the best effect, you should place this pot inside a more substantial planter.

This artificial palm can be placed outside in the summer to add a lovely tropical feel to the garden making this an excellent choice if you are looking for the best outdoor artificial plant.

Homescapes 4 Feet Green Ficus Tree With Real Wood Stems

This Homescapes 4 Feet Green Ficus Tree has real wood stems and fabric leaves that make the tree look convincingly real.

This tree is very attractive, with plenty of leaves of different sizes and colours. It is also very easy to set up. It comes in a small pot which you can place in a larger more decorative pot. Then you just need to arrange the leaves for the most effective natural look. The tree would be suitable for a balcony or patio in summer though I would bring it indoors in high winds.

Overall, this artificial Ficus is realistic and natural looking and offers great value for money.

Closer2Nature Artificial 2ft 1" Yucca Plant

This Closer2Nature Artificial 2ft 1″ Yucca Plant is a large plant at about 64 cm tall and would look great on a side table or on the floor to bring some life to a dark and dreary corner of your home or office.

This artificial plant has natural looking vibrant leaves that are made from a silk and polyester blend. Once arranged they look very attractive. The plant comes in a small plastic pot, but once placed in a stylish planter the overall effect is lovely. The plant can be placed outside in good weather but should be brought indoors in winter or during spells of high winds.

This Yucca offers great value for money and is one of the best cheap artificial plants for your home, office or patio.

Homescapes Oriental Style White Orchid in a Contemporary Black Pot 70 cm

The Homescapes Oriental Style White Orchid has 4 flower stems with 9 silk/polyester blend flowers plus some buds and comes in a lovely wooden pot.

This artificial orchid looks very pretty and realistic. You have to look very close to determine that it is artificial. The plant comes in a nice wooden pot. The plant is in some fake earth that is decorated with artificial moss. I covered this with some white river gravel which I think enhanced the effect and made it look more realistic.

This artificial orchid is attractive and realistic and offers excellent value for money. I think it’s the best indoor artificial plant to brighten the bathroom or other dark corner of the home or office.

Silk Giant Boston Fern Bush - Green Artificial Plant

This Silk Giant Boston Fern offers a realistic plant at a great price – perfect to bring some colour to your downstairs loo or your office desk.

The plant has a nice combination of dark and light leaves which makes it look very realistic. It is the perfect height for a shelf, side table, desk or windowsill. The plant comes squashed quite flat and you simply have to rearrange the leaves in a natural looking arrangement. The stems are connected at the base so you can put the whole thing into oasis in a nice pot.

This is the best cheap artificial plant that still looks natural and attractive.

KUUQA 16 Pcs Mixed Artificial Succulent Flowers Plants Unpotted

This set contains 16 Mixed Artificial Succulent Plants that you can arrange in any way you choose for an attractive display.

These plants can be arranged in individual pots or grouped in larger pots. They also look nice in glass bowls or a terrarium, with some gravel to hold them in place. The set has a range of natural, yet vibrantly coloured plants and offers excellent value for money. The plants are made from PVC plastic making them durable and hardwearing. This means they are the best outdoor artificial plants if you want to add some greenery and colour to your patio or rock garden.

This is a lovely set of plants that offer a versatile way to add a splash of natural looking colour to your home or garden