Plants can remove nasty pollutants from the air we breathe. We've put together a collection of our favourite air-purifying indoor plants which have been proven to be the most effective at removing toxins such as benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and ammonia from the air.
Areca PalmFrom £12
The Areca palm has elegant arching, glossy and green fronds which bow upwards to create a beautiful butterfly effect. This beautiful indoor plant will provide instant tropical impact anywhere in your home.
Boston FernFrom £8
Boston Ferns are an incredibly popular tropical fern. Their lush curly and wavy green fronds make them the perfect indoor plant to bring some calm into your home. Like many ferns, they can be slightly more involved to keep looking pristine, and need constant humidity to thrive, but with their stunning looks and air-purifying abilities, we think they are worth the effort.
Heart-Leaf Philodendron Hanging£16
The Heartleaf Philodendron or Philodendron scandens is a tropical vine with heart-shaped dark green leaves. The elegant Philodendron loves to climb up a wall or trellis or trail down the side of your bookcase or table. These beautiful tropical plants are relatively easy to look after and are also renowned as air purifying superstars. We've also got a version climbing a moss pole here.
Heart-Leaf Philodendron Moss PoleFrom £24
The Heartleaf Philodendron or Philodendron scandens is a tropical vine with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Attached to a moss pole, it's the perfect plant to make a statement without taking up too much space, so great for a corner or tight spaces in your home. Philodendrons are also easy to look after and are renowned as air purifying superstars. We've also got a hanging version here.
Kentia PalmFrom £18
The Kentia Palm or Howea forsteriana is a stunning indoor palm tree, and is one of our most popular and favourite plants. With sweeping architectural, dark green fronds this classic plant is the perfect way to bring a lush, tropical and exotic vibe into your home. Kentia palms are hardy plants that can tolerate some neglect and a wide range of conditions making them one of our most versatile plants. What's more they are also pet friendly and air purifying superstars!
Parlour PalmFrom £8
The Parlour Palm or Chamaedorea elegans is an elegant, low-maintenance and extremely popular houseplant. Parlour palms have lush, feathery green foliage that makes them one of the most attractive plants to look at. They are also air-purifying heavyweights and are pet and child-safe, so a great option for animal lovers.