Air Purifying Indoor Plants
There is scientifically proven statement which says:- ” There should be atleast one indoor plant per 100 sq. foot to keep the air clean.”
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The modern being polluted day by day, it is very difficult to get fresh air to breathe.
People goes in different places like parks, forest and places away from cities to get fresh air.
But, they have to come back in same crowded and polluted cities where people are facing different health problems.
What if we can get fresh air in our home also. It is possible by choosing right plants that purifies air and give oxygen 24/7.
So, In this blog we have tried to include all the air purifying plants that you can grow at your own home with minimal effort.
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First we will provide the list of plants approved by NASA that purifies air.
NASA Approved Air Purifying Plants
Peace lily is small plant that you can grow in pots. Its maintenance is also very easy. It is found in different colours. It can be kept indoors but you should take it out in sun after some time. You can water it once and you don’t have to worry for next 3 days.
This is small plant with red spot in green leaves. It looks beautiful. The best thing about this plant is it survives in almost all conditio. You can place it on dark places also.
You don’t need to irrigate it frequently.
It absorbs more amount of CO2 and releases more oxygen.So, people buy this plant more.
The main advantage of this plant is, you can grow it with the help of cuttings. It has great varities like golden money plant which looks aesthetically beautiful. It can also be grown in water i.e. hydroponically.
There are different varities of palm trees. NASA has suggested us to use lady palm tree. It is very good air purifying plant.
It is very healthy plant. You can grow them easily in pots. They are very attractive to look. They are also very good air purifyers.
These are leafy plants which are very good for decorative purpose. There are 2 types of spider plants. It can easily grow in indoor lighted condition. It is also good air purfyerfs.
It is also called sensiveria. It is grown for foliage beauty. It works as anti-radiation and air purifyer. This can be easily propagated with leaf cuttings.
8. Ficus benjamin
This plant grows really fast. It doesn’t need much maintenance. They have dark green leaves. They also works as air purifyers.
It is very beautiful flower which is small in size. You can get different varities of gerbera in market. They looks so beautiful.
These are easy to maintain plants. We can get many varities of fern like english fern. They are used for foliage beauty and air purifyer.
These are top 10 air purifying plants listed by NASA.
Now, we are going to discuss about other plants which are also air purifyer and can be planted at home and they are stylish to look.
This plant is very attractive to look. The main advantage of this plant is, it doesn’t need more care. You should water this plant very less i.e. once in 2 weeks. It shouldn’t be kept in direct sunlight i.e. it should be kept in shade.
This plant can purify chemicals like xylene and toulene from air.
Jade plant is considered as the symbol of good luck.It is a beautiful plant that has small succulent leaves. This plant needs medium to full sun.
Anthurium is a beautiful indoor plant which flowers red. This plant cannot tolerate direct light. It is very beautiful and can purify air.
There are two varities of rubber plant. One is plain colour rubber plant and another is variegated rubber plant.
The main requirement of this plant is that the soil should be moist. It shouldn’t be kept in direct sunlight.
It purifies air by removing formaldehyde from air.
It is very beautiful succulent plant with multipurpose use. It grows fast and can be propagated by leaf cutting. It also purifys air.
So, this is whole information on air purifying plants that you can grow at your home.
I personally recommend you to grow these plant in your house. It will keep us healthy and fresh.
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