Indoor Plants for Better Indoor Air Quality

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Posted by @Horseshoe on
Grow fresh air in your house! One of the best air purifiers is the Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum). Listed as one of the “Top air filtering" plants rated on a research study by NASA, the Peace Lily offers greenery, beautiful white flowers, and the ability to remove toxins from the air. Moist soil and moderate sunlight keeps it happy.

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Other plants that are both easy to grow and good for improving indoor air quality are:

* English Ivy (Hedera helix)

* Airplane plant (Chlorophytum comosum) This plant is also known as the "Spider Plant"

* Golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

* Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum)

* Bamboo palm or reed palm (Chamaedorea sefritzii)

* Snake plant or mother-in-law's tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata)

* Philodendron All types of Philodendron are wonderful for better air quality. Linked is the popular 'Brazil' cultivar.

* Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata)

* Corn Plant (Dracaena fragans)

*Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina)

* Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica)

 
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A good reminder! by CarolineScott Oct 20, 2012 7:21 AM 4

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