Most of the people love gardening but they have no idea about it. Some are having ideas but do not have enough space to setup garden. Here, i will suggest you some indoor plants which need small space and take your place to next level. These indoor plants not just for decoration purpose. it is the basic need of a human for his/her well being.
Because, nowadays people give preference to move in metro cities because of their facilities. Yes, I agreed with their decision. But vehicle exhaust, heavy industry including power generation, suspended dust on the roads due to vehicle movement and construction activities produce air pollutants are extremely harmful for human health. So, we need plants which purify the air by removing toxins by absorbing carbon dioxide and produce oxygen for us.
Laurentii Snake Plant: You don’t need large pot for this plant because it does best in small pots without fertilizer. Secondly, you have to put water after 14-15 days in it and keep it in well laid place where room don’t have direct sunlight and does not need tubelight in the daytime. This will basically help your plant to gain immunity to face fungal problem. The most crucial thing to keep in mind is if all leaves of snake plant started drooping then it will be watering problem or if one or two leaves started drooping that means it will be light problem. Moreover, give proper light care to this plant for its better growth.
Bird’s Nest Fern: It is also called outdoor plant as well as indoor plants. Bird’s nest fern loves humidity so the temperature between 10 to 21 degrees is suitable temperature for it. In summer season, spray its leaves for humidity and use humidity tray for it in winters. As I already mentioned it is an outdoor plant also. So the best point is this plant can work in brighter room and darker room also. Moreover, do not worry about light for it.
Rubber Indoor Plants: There are two types of rubber plant. The first on is Ficus Burgundy and the second is variegated rubber plant . You can keep any one. Please don’t put large amount of water in it. Just keep its soil moist at all times. Thus this plant will grow fast. As it grows, you might have to provide some support using a stick to this and keep it away from direct sunlight. This plant is beneficial to reduce pollutant like formaldehyde from the air.
Peace Lily: It is the beautiful air purifying indoor plant recommend by NASA. Peace Lily prefers medium to low sunlight (indirect sunlight) and can be kept in shady places. For watering this plant, you can check its soil once in three days by dip a finger for moisture. If its soil is still damp then do not put water in it and check after two-three days again and watering it accordingly.
Dieffenbachie: This plant is commonly known as dumb cane which can cause temporary inability to speak. It is one of the easiest houseplant because month or season does not effect on its growth. It does not need much sunlight. It can work well in semi-sun. Small varieties of this plant is 12″-24″ inches whereas Tall varieties up to 6″ feet tall. So, its location can vary according to its species.
Lucky Bamboo: Bamboo is a great air purifying indoor plant. You can grow it in water as well as in soil. If you use water then change the water every 10 days. If you are growing it in soil then use coco peat soil for this plant which can hold the moisturizer maintaining good drainage.
Corn Plant (Dracaena Fragrans): Don’t over fertile or watering this plant. Plants being over-fertilized will develop yellow or burned leaf and yellow burns. This plant has long life. When the roots of corn plant have filled the container just repot it.
Zebra Plant (Harworthia Fasciate): Zebra plants have a collection of varieties where most of the plants are generally 3-5 inches and some are 20 inches long. It is very easy to take care off. Keep it in room temperature(10-24C or 50-75F) bright corner and moderate bottom watering (approximately one small mug). In the winter season, your plant don’t need so much water so make sure your water is less accordingly. These kind of indoor plants really love well-drained soil so keep checking it.
Palm Tree (Table Palm): In the beginning point of this indoor plant, please use well-drained soil in a pot which allows water to drain at a moderate rate. Major indoor pollutants are reduced by this palm are acetone, xylene and toluene from the air. A major source of acetone is from petroleum and diesel products, paints, detergents, adhesives and cleansers etc.
Fig Plant: fig plant is very beneficial to reduce humidity which may cause fungal problems. Always keep this plant in a bright place and direct sunlight will also useful for its growth. Kindly don’t keep it in dark corner.
Monstera: This plant has number of varieties and beneficial to reduce formaldehyde from the air efficiently. In summers, put water once in four days to keep its soil moist. Secondly, keep away from direct sunlight which will burn its leaves.
Paradise Indoor Plants: This eco friendly tree with well developed root system efficiently checks soil erosion, recharges groundwater and improves soil fertility. It is also good for gynecological problems. Put water regularly in summer and spring season (growing season) but keep the soil dry in winters.
ZZ Plant: ZZ stands for Zamioculcas Zamiifolia. This plant is extremely easy to grow at home because it does not require any kind of care. You have to just put water it once in 10-12 days and keep it away from direct sunlight. These indoor plants reduce chemicals like xylene, toluene, benzene and ethylbenzene efficiently from the air.
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