The species is a popular house plant in temperate regions, but has also become naturalized in almost every region. It can be cultivated from a cutting and is also efficient at removing indoor pollutants such as formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, toluene, xylene, and benzene.
The plant is sometimes used in aquariums, placed on top of the aquarium and allowed to grow roots in the water. This is beneficial to the plant and the aquarium as it absorbs many nitrates and uses them for growth.
It is an evergreen perennial plant which exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide using the crassulacean acid metabolism process. It is popular as a house plant because it is tolerant of low light levels and irregular watering.
As per the NASA Clean Air Study, Snake plant has potential indoor air filtration qualities, removing 4 of the 5 main toxins involved in the effects of sick building syndrome.
It is an ornamental tree which can be grown as a house plant in temperate areas, where it usually stays shorter and fails to flower or fruit.
Rubber plants do well in bright, indirect light to low light, and they need to be kept moist. Misting will help keep humidity levels up, and the plant prefers to be watered with room temperature water. Remember that too much water can result in yellow leaves.
As a house plant or office plant, it’s know for cleaning indoor air.
Excellent for removing alcohols, acetone, trichloroethylene, benzene, and formaldehyde, the Peace Lily also has a high transpiration rate to both purify and humidify indoor air.
For best results, the Peace Lily should be thoroughly watered.
Its name is due to its uniquely shaped leaves which dangle like spider. It combats benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene, a solvent used in the leather, rubber and printing industries.
Make sure you use well drained soil and do not make the soil soggy for a fresh looking spider plant.
It will grow with minimal sunlight and should be placed where there is ample space as it grows very fast. Pruning is required often for controlling the height.
Rated as one of the best plants for removing trichloroethylene from the air, the Dracaena is also one of the easiest house plants to grow.
This plant can grow indoor but with minimum sunlight. More light can cause the leaves to turn yellow. The plant is useful in filtering xylene and toluene from the air. It also works effectively as an effective humidifier.
If the tips of your plant go brown, this usually indicates your air is too dry. Ensure your plant has a good, loam based potting soil and fertilize on a regular basis, except in winter.
The plant can help clear the air of pollutants found in chemical cleaning products, and when the amount of harmful chemicals in the air becomes excessive, the plants’ leaves will display brown spots.
The gel of the aloe plant has a number of healing properties.
If you’re on a mission for the perfect indoor plants, look no further! Succulents come in a broad variety of colors, shapes and textures and are perfect for the novice and forgetful gardener as they are mostly self-sufficient.
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