We know moving to a new place can be depressing, especially the part where you need to say goodbye to a place you’ve called home for a long time. Your new place may not feel like home instantly but air purifying indoor plants can liven your new home up and help you make new memories while you adjust to your new life.
Here is a list of 7 air purifying indoor plants for your new home that can be a nice aesthetic addition to your homes while being useful.
Spathiphyllum: Common name-Peace lily.
Let’s start our list with the beautiful Peace lilies. These are glorious plants with glossy dark green leaves which can vamp up any boring part of your homes. All they need is a splash of water once in a while and small amounts of fertilizer that can promote healthy growth. And its white flowers are glorious to look at!
Chrysalidocarpus lutescens: Common name – Areca palm
These are ideal for large open spaces with sunlight and an abundance of water. Areca palm is a great air purifier and can eliminate toxins like carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, benzene and xylene from the air and the best part is most common house pets are not allergic to Areca palm plants.
Ficus elastica: Common name – Rubber plant
Although not a conventional indoor plant, a Rubber plant can be great for growing in small pots or in a garden as huge trees. These are strong and enduring plants that need regular watering and direct sunlight for healthy growth.
Aloe barbadensis: Common name – Aloe vera
These are commonly and widely used succulents that can survive in hot temperatures with a minimum amount of water. Aloe plants are known for their anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and can be used to treat skin inflammation. In some parts of the world, edible species of Aloe are grown and are taken internally. These plants are efficient in removing formaldehyde from the air.
Chamaedorea seifrizii: Common name – Bamboo palm
Bamboo palm can grow up to 12 feet in height and are a great addition to a private garden or your homes as these are pet friendly. All they need is a healthy dose of sunlight so make sure you arrange them in places that have access to direct sunlight.
Chlorophytum comosum: Common name – Spider plant
These are the best choice for beginners or people who are not good at taking care of their plants as they can survive without proper tending and can tolerate extremely low temperatures. All you need to do is to place them somewhere there is no direct sunlight and water the plant at least once a week. Spider plants can filter xylene and formaldehyde from the air.
Chrysanthemum morifolium: Common name – Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum or commonly knowns as mums are mildly fragrant flowering plants that are not only pleasing to the eye but are also great air purifiers. Although these plants have a reputation of being difficult to grow, once you understand what they require on a regular basis, these plants can be a great addition to your indoor plant collection. They remove benzene, ammonia, xylene and formaldehyde from the air.
Apart from the above-mentioned plants, you can always introduce ferns, climbers or you can get ambitious and learn to grow your own food like vegetables and herbs. Plants can help you fall in love with your new place and simultaneously benefit your way of living.
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