INDOOR PLANTS – An Interior Space That Breaths.
First let us discuss why plants? Either Indoor or outdoor. . .
That is not enough. . .
What are Indoor plants ?
Indoor plants are also called as Houseplants. . .
A houseplants is a plant that grows indoor in spaces like homes and offices. Some may use them as a decorative purpose but yet they have a psychological effect too.
Indoor plants purifies the air inside our spaces. A 1989 study conducted by NASA found that certain houseplants improve the air quality in the room by filtering out harmful toxins and pollutants, like formaldehyde, benzene and ammonia. Try keeping a ficus, which can remove pollutants from furniture or carpet.
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Indoor plants are as beneficial as any outdoor plant. But reason of them being called an indoor plant or a houseplant is that they can survive without sun and water for a longer period of time. Some indoor plants may require water once a week and some indoor plants may require sun only once a week.
How does Indoor Plants help us?
Indoor plants produce clean indoor air by absorbing toxins, increasing humidity and producing oxygen. Add life to a sterile office, give privacy and reduce noise levels. It also helps us boost our mental wellbeing. (You may have often heard people talk about nature walk.) It is indeed helpful.
When you have indoor plants in your space they will require some nurturing and care. That is one more added quality in your list. You will learn to be careful and empathetic more.
Now we know what are Indoor Plants and what are its benefits. It’s time now we discover plants who can be good for your indoor space.
Let’s begin then. . .
There are numerous indoor plants available but whenever you plan to get one for yourself you must know the significance of that particular plant.
1 → Peace Lily
The peace lily has shown an ability to remove many toxins, making it highly effective as a supplement for your home’s air filtration system. You can keep this plant at high corners and in shade. Water this plant weekly and it will purify the air for years.
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2 → Devil’s Ivy
This plant is one the plant which thrives even more when in direct contact with sunlight. It being popular choice for a house plant because its ability to eliminate and filter lot of harmful air pollutants. This is a must have indoor plant.
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3 → Red-Edged Dracaena
This plant produces red berries and white flowers. So, it not only looks interesting, it helps filter air and needs minimal care. Keep the soil slightly moist and you’ll have an interesting plant that filters your air for years.
NASA identified this plant for its ability to filter numerous airborne particles, including benzene, trichloroethylene, and xylene.
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4 → Snake Plant
This is one of the easiest plants to care for, requiring minimal attention and maintenance. Snake plant has grown favorite among indoor plant lovers because of its air purification ability as it does not require lot of experience or expertise in keeping plants.
This plant has lot of life and it does even well under low light setting. This unique quality helps this plant to stay alive even when you neglect to take care of it.
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5 → Aloe Vera
When you hear the word “aloe vera” the first thing that strikes in our mind is healthy. Isn’t it? It is true indeed. These plants grow fast and looks great inside a space. It purifies our air too.
These plants can even flower indoor, but they need to reach maturity first. To reach flowering stage, a strong source of light will be needed.
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6 → Bamboo Palm
This is one of the top plants for filtering formaldehyde, a very common airborne particle in homes. If you wish to keep this plant inside your home you must find a place where the sunlight is strong. These plants can thrive in strong light.
Bigger is better is the concept that relates with this plant a lot. It being bigger in scale helps keep the air clean much more effectively. This plant can grow up till 12 feet. So you want to keep it nicely trimmed.
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7 → English Ivy
This popular indoor can be highly effective for filtering benzene, formaldehyde, and other toxins from the air. Not just that but this plant reduces the amount of mold found in home.
With generous watering and direct sunlight, the English Ivy can help maintain a healthy home and remove any airborne particles.
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8 → Spider Plant
Its thick white roots stores food and moisture which allows it to survive when you are less attentive. If you are new to indoor plants, and you want something that supplements your air purification, a spider plant should be at the top of your list.
This plant can thrive in bright light or indirect sunlight and will grow shoots that eventually grow into separate spider plant.
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9 → Boston Fern
These plants are not recommended for casual planters. Although it being easy to grow and maintain if they stay well hydrated. But it needs check up on soil almost everyday.
The Boston fern is equipped to not just filter the air within your home but it takes out the chemicals too, such as xylene and formaldehyde.
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10 → Rubber Plant
Before the plan of purchasing this plant you must have a plan to provide a space for this plant to grow. Apart from having a shiny leaves this plants grows bigger just in few years. So until you are not ready with the place to spare to let it grow we recommend not to get this plant as your houseplant.
You must have to be mindful too if you have pets or children. As the sap of this plant is messy and irritant to the skin.
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11 → Cactus And Succulents
Biggest advantage in having a Cactus or Succulent is that it is a good way to bring more green inside a space. They can live into a harsh condition and yet blom.
If you know that you won’t be able to give much attention and time to your indoor plants these are the perfect ones for you.
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