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What is the best air purifying plant?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:09 PM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Below is the list of the 10 best air cleaning plants as determined by NASA.

    They remove formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide from the air.

    Common Name Scientific Name
    Bamboo Palm Chamaedorea Seifritzii
    Chinese Evergreen Aglaonema Modestum
    English Ivy Hedera Helix
    Gerbera Daisy Gerbera Jamesonii
    Janet Craig Dracaena "Janet Craig"
    Marginata Dracaena Marginata
    Mass cane/Corn Plant Dracaena Massangeana
    Mother-in-Law's Tongue Sansevieria Laurentii
    Pot Mum Chrysantheium morifolium
    Peace Lily Spathiphyllum "Mauna Loa"
    Warneckii Dracaena "Warneckii"

    Answer by NightPhoenix at 10:11 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • I use Ivy in my home. It's safe, it's pretty, decorative, and it is easy to maintain.

    Answer by Steff107 at 11:05 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • rubber trees are also good air purifiers. snake plants (mother in law tounges) are probably the easiest to care for though

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 9:26 AM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Ive read spider plants are excellent and Ivy also.

    Answer by Momforhealth at 10:44 AM on Oct. 8, 2009

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