Best plants for your space!
February 15, 2021
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Clean Air Plants: Some of the best plants for your home!

Do you like fresh oxygen?

Indoor plants are not only beautiful to look at, but they are helpful in cleaning the air in your home too! Did you know some plants also help remove toxins?

The plants are commonly sold at garden centers and big box stores. They are low maintenance plants so anyone can grow them, and they are beautiful and fun to care for.

Snake Plant:

A. One of the most popular and hardy species of house plants.

B.  Leaves that range from 6 inches to 8 feet tall.

C. Plant that NASA has used in their studies on clean air and how plants can be used for air purification.

D. Keep these plants in low light conditions and they will thrive.

Heart Leaf Philodendron:

A. Popular houseplant that is extremely easy to grow.

B. The leaves are typically 2-4 in (5-10 cm) long, and cover it's stems that can grow to 4ft (1.2 m) or more. 

C. Moderate to bright light works best, away from direct sunlight.

D. Only water them about once a week!

E. This is a vining plant; you can cut pieces off to start new plants or share them with friends.

Golden Pothos:

A. Arguably one of the easiest house plants to grow that also gives many benefits to the air around you.

B.  Thrive in areas that do not get a lot of sunlight, like an office.

C. Once these plants are matured, they can grow up to 30 feet.

D. Be careful with animals in the home, this plant is poisonous if ingested due to calcium oxalate crystals, which irritate the tongue, lips and mouth.

Peace Lily:

A. This tropical species is a favorite flowering plant. These may bloom twice a year resulting in several months of flowers.

B. Inside the tropical plant's pores, toxic gases like carbon monoxide and formaldehyde are broken down and neutralized.

C. These plants are typically grown outdoors and in a warmer, more tropical habitat.

D. Protect yourself and others from ingesting this plant. Although they are not true lilies, and are not lethal, they will cause extreme discomfort if eaten.

Dragon tree:

A. This small tree can grow about 20 feet in warm outdoor climates, berries and flowers will rarely appear if grown indoors.

B. Dragon trees grow best in bright light, but they can also survive in dim light as well.

C. Tough, tolerant, and aggressive which makes them perfect houseplants.

D. This plant is perfect for beginners because they are very easy to grow indoors.

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