Top 5 House Plants That Are Easy to Maintain and Improve Air Quality

On January 13, 2014 by Christopher Meloni

House Plants

These days it’s more important than ever to maintain a healthy living environment.

Toxins, pollutants, dust particles and a lack of fresh oxygen are the last things you need to worry about in your hectic day to day life.

Did you know that one of the best methods to combat these problems is by having fresh plants? The only problem you might encounter is that not all plants are easy to maintain.

That’s precisely why you’re going to love this list of the Top 5 Plants That Are Easy to Maintain and Improve Air Quality.

The Areca Palm

The Areca Palm

Did you know that NASA actually scientifically tested The Areca Palm and its air cleaning qualities? The results of the study concurred that The Areca Palm is the “most efficient air humidifier” and above all else is very easy to maintain.

The Areca Palm is also known as the “Yellow Palm” and the “Butterfly Palm” due to its winged-like appearance. It’s among the most beautiful and graceful palms and is also very easy to maintain and will not only brighten a room, but is scientifically proven to introduce more oxygen in the air and promote a healthy and clean environment.

The Lady Palm

The Lady Palm

The Lady Palm is a versatile plant that’s equivalent to The Areca Palm in its properties as an easy to maintain and beneficial palm. One advantage that The Lady Palm has over the Areca Palm is that it can be easily maintained regardless of the environmental temperament.

You can live in a hot part of the world, or a cold part of the world, and The Lady Palm will remain true to its color and air-cleaning properties.

The Rubber Plant

The Rubber Plant

The Rubber Plant is another plant that will not only help clean the air and produce oxygen, but it’s probably among the simplest plants to maintain.

The Rubber Plant will tolerate just about any temperature, and doesn’t require any impressive quantity of light. It can survive most climates making it an ideal choice for a house plant.

Note: The Rubber Plant has been praised for not only producing clean air and oxygen, but has been scientifically verified to remove chemical toxins (Most notably Formaldehyde) from the indoor air, making this one of the most powerful cleaning plants while at the same time making it very easy to maintain.

The Dracaena

The Dracaena

The Dracaena is arguably one of the most popular indoor plants, and for good reason.

The Dracaena is visually appealing, and works instantly to eliminate toxins from the room at the same time as producing oxygen. Its “palm tree” like appearance makes it a favorite among all plant lovers, and its ability to adapt to most climates makes it very easy to maintain.

English Ivy

English Ivy

English Ivy is probably the most versatile plant on the list, and can be hung in a pot or placed on the ground.

The English Ivy plant is very easy to maintain, and don’t require hot temperatures in order to thrive, and the plant responds best when placed outside of indirect sunlight.

That being said, the English Ivy is a sturdy plant and very easy to maintain as long as it’s not in direct sunlight, and still has excellent properties that will help clean the air and promote a healthy environment.

These are the best house plants to keep and maintain a healthy lifestyle with the least work possible.

These five plants are among the best and top rated to keep the air in your home clean, and they were hand selected because of their versatility and durability.

These findings are based upon scientific study, research, and a strong passion in healthy living and plant life.

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