6 best palms to clean foul air & microbes in your surroundings.

Palms are wonderful indoors. They are relatively low maintenance, attract comparatively fewer pests, and provide a truly natural and serene feel to your space.In addition to making your place look beautiful, they are also well known for purifying the air.

Here’s a list of all the best and easiest to grow indoor palm trees for your home, office, hotel or lobby.

1. Areca Palm

This species displays similar fronds as the kentia and grows up to 8ft tall, which makes it a great focal point of large rooms or within office reception areas. Growing is easy and very similar to many of the other palms. This species is the most popular grown indoors.

2. Bamboo Palm

Also known as the reed palm, this small palm thrives in shady indoor spaces and often produces flowers and small berries. It tops the list of plants best for filtering out both benzene and trichloroethylene.

This plant is also a good choice for placing around furniture that could be off-gassing formaldehyde.

3. Cycas Palm

Cycas revoluta, one of the most primitive living seed plants, are very unusual and popular ornamentals.

Regardless of age or size, Cycas revoluta is one of the easiest plants to grow, indoors or out, by beginner or expert. This subtropical adapts to a wide range of temperatures from 15 to 110 degrees F (-11 to 42 degrees C), accepts full sun or bright interior light, thrives with attention, and tolerates neglect.

4. Fishtail Palm

Fishtail palms are wonderful additions to any garden or living space that can add a tropical island feel effortlessly. The leaves of the plant have jagged-edges that look like fins and fishtails, hence the name.

Maintaining a Fishtail palm is relatively easy but can be time consuming.

5. Foxtail Palm

The foxtail palm tree (Wodyetia bifurcata), an Australian native, is an adaptable, fast-growing specimen. In recent years, varieties of foxtail palm trees have become popular with landscapers and nurserymen.

The attractive foxtail palm tree grows most rapidly in a full sun area, but may thrive in partially shaded areas as well.

6. Lady Palm

The lady palms have a beautiful display of segmented fan leaves. They are easy to place indoors because they prefer heavy to moderate shade.

They are more often than not slow to moderate growers meaning you can enjoy them for many years.

P.S. This article has been taken from http://www.nurserylive.com


About Dr. Nikhil Aggarwal

I am a doctor by profession, resident of Gurgaon, Haryana. I want to enjoy every moment of my life and face the challenges as they come. In my view traveling is one of the best ways to detoxify our mind, body & soul. Wherever I go I try to explore the destination as much as possible. Recently, I have started writing and sharing my experiences & knowledge through my blog.
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