Agriculture Review is back again with another article on “13 Best Indoor Plants To Make Your Home Heaven.” Have you noticed suddenly that people have started discussing more about having indoor plants in their home? Few years back no one was even discussing indoor plants.
Then why suddenly? That’s the question in everyone’s mind and many biologists and naturalists already have the answer.
It’s is not only that these heavenly plants add beauty to your home but they also purify polluted air inside your home.
In metropolitan cities, the situation is such that many people living in highly populated cities are suffering from respiratory diseases, lung cancer, and many others because of air pollution.
When NASA listed Snake plants that are capable of removing harmful chemicals from the air, people started realizing the potential and effectiveness of Indoor Plants.
These amazing plants can remove harmful chemicals like Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, Xylene, Toluene, and Ammonia from air.
They are also very easy to care and less maintenance is needed. You also don’t need to water them daily. These plants with their amazing benefits will definitely make your home Heaven.
If you are not growing them in your home then I suggest you get at least these 13 plants for your indoor space. They are available at low cost in the plant market.
They will not only protect you and your family from harmful chemicals present in the air inside your home but will also add beauty and decor collection.
Here I am providing you the list of “13 Best Indoor Plants To Make Your Home Heaven.”
Very easy to care and one of the most effective plants for your indoor space. It requires less watering. In summer twice in a week and in winters once a week. Repotting can be done in a year.
It removes Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, Xylene and Toluene. To learn more about caring for snake plant, check out the link given below.
READ MORE: SNAKE PLANT CARE
Areca Palm is also known by various names such as Golden Cane Palm, Yellow Palm, or Butterfly Palm. People add this plant to their indoor space because of its lush green colour and beautiful shape of its leaves.
It can be grown in tropical and subtropical areas. It grows to 6 to 12 meters in height. It is very easy to grow and care for this plant. You can purchase this plant from the nearest nursery and add it to your indoor space.
It removes harmful chemicals such as Formaldehyde, Xylene, and Toluene from air.
READ MORE: Areca Palm: How To Grow And Care Areca Palm
Aloe vera is quite famous house plant, also known for its skin benefits. It is a succulent plant species and can be grown in indoor space. Many people keep this plant in their working space.
Besides its medicinal qualities, it can also filter Benzene and Formaldehyde from the air.
READ MORE: ALOE VERA CARE GUIDE
Pothos plant can be easily grown in the temperate as well as in tropical climate. Nowadays it has been naturalized in tropical and subtropical regions. Devil’s Ivy is known by many names such as Money plant, Silvervine, Devil’s vine, Marble queen, Taro vine, Hunter’s robe, etc.
It is a climber and can grow to 20 meters high and propagates very fast. It can filter Benzene, Formaldehyde, Xylene and Toluene.
READ MORE: POTHOS CARE GUIDE
Jade plant grows well in moist soil and known for its air-purifying qualities. Jade plant is known by other names such as money tree or lucky plant.
Jade is a succulent plant that can be grown indoors in small to medium-sized pots.
READ MORE: GUIDE TO GROW AND CARE JADE PLANT
Monstera is also popularly known as the Swiss Cheese plant. I personally love this plant. You will need to change the pot of this plant as it grows its size with time. This is an air-purifying as well as a refreshing plant.
It generally grows outside in tropical and subtropical areas but you can easily grow this amazing plant inside your home by keeping it near a window that receives sunlight.
READ MORE: HOW TO GROW MONSTERA PLANT
It can be grown in shady places, anthurium resembles peace lily but is not peace lily. It is also known as tail flower, flamingo flower, etc. They are widely grown as indoor plants.
It grows well in low light areas with less care. It can be propagated by seeds or cuttings.
READ MORE: GUIDE TO GROW AND CARE ANTHURIUM
Boston Fern is an indoor plant and is also known as Sword fern, tuber ladder fern, fishbone fern, wild Boston fern, etc. It is an evergreen, perennial and herbaceous plant that is native to tropical regions. It can grow to 16 to 35 inches in height.
This plant can filter Taluene, Xylene and Formaaldhyde.
Peace Lily plant is native to the tropical region and is known for its beautiful flowers. They can be easily grown as indoor plants. It is also evergreen, herbaceous and perennial plant.
Peace Lily needs less frequency of watering. Water once a week and it will grow well. Although it is found to be mildly toxic if ingested but it adds value to your indoor space.
It filters Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, Xylene and Toluene and Ammonia.
Weeping Fig plant belongs to family Moraceae. Weeping Fig is native to Asia and Australia. This Fig is the official tree of Bangkok.
Weeping Fig could reach to 98 feet in height, however, it is easily grown in pots inside the home placed in a shady light-receiving area.
It filters Formaldehyde, Xylene and Toluene.
Chrysanthemum is a perennial plant. It is known by many names such as Hardy garden mum, Florist’s daisy, or China juhua. It is grown as indoor plants as well as also used as a medicinal plant.
Chrysanthemum grows to 30 to 90 centimetres in height. Different varieties of Chrysanthemum have flowers of different colours and sizes.
Chrysanthemum filters Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, Xylene, Toluene, and Ammonia from the air.
Calamondin lime is a small tree species growing to 3 to 6 meters in height with small and round lime fruits. People generally grow it for its fruits and refreshing smell. You can grow it in a medium to large size pots.
It can also be grown in indoor space near windows receiving filtered sunlight. This plant is easy to grow and maintain. This plant is very famous in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
It is known as a Chinese money plant, pancake plant, UFO plant, Missionary plant etc. It can grow to 30 cm tall and wide. It can be easily grown as an indoor plant in the temperate region.
I hope you liked my article on “13 Best Indoor Plants To Make Your Home Heaven.” Start growing indoor plants as soon as possible and let nature take care of your health.You can comment below, the name of your favorite indoor plant.
Aditya Abhishek is an Agriculture Science student who focuses on learning and delivering knowledge on Agriculture and Home Gardening. He created Agriculture Review as a common platform for all nature enthusiast to learn better practices of agriculture and gardening.