Indoor air purifier plants

rubber plantTrees, shrubs, herbs, flowers, grasses and other plants are nature's air purifiers. They constantly clean the air and reduce the air pollution. Plants in your home or office are not only decorative, but also air purifiers. Here is a list of popular and highly effective indoor plants that homeowners and office dwellers can have as living air purifiers:

Plant Name Ability to remove chemicals (out of 10) Lighting conditions Notes
Areca Palm
(Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)
8part sunEasy to grow. Requires high humidity.
Bamboo Palm
(Chamaedorea seifrizii)
9part sunEasy to grow.
Boston Fern
(Nephrolepis exaltata Bostoniensis)
9part sunRequires humidity and good light.
Corn Plant
(Dracaena fragrans Massangeana)
8indirect sunVery easy to grow.
Dracaena Janet Craig
(Dracaena deremensis Janet Craig)
8part sunEasy to grow.
Dwarf Date Palm
(Phoenix roebelenii)
9indirect sunEasy to grow.
English Ivy
(Hedera Helix)
9indirect sunRequires high humidity. Parts poisonous. Prone to spider mite.
Ficus Alii
(Ficus macleilandii Alii)
7full sunEasy to grow.
Heart-leaf Philodendron
(Philodendron scandens ssp. oxycardium)
8indirect sunEasy to grow.
Kimberley Queen
(Nephrolepis obliterata)
9indirect sunEasy to grow.
Lady Palm
(Rhapis excelsa)
7part sunEasy to grow.
Peace Lily
(Spathiphyllum wallisii)
8indirect sunEasy to grow.
Rubber Plant
(Ficus robusta)
9indirect sunEasy to grow.
Schefflera
(Brassaia actinophylla)
8indirect sunEasy to grow.
Weeping Fig
(Ficus benjamina)
8full sunRequires draught-free environment.

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