Air Purifying Plants

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      Air purifying houseplants can improve indoor air quality by filtering out certain airborne pollutants. They absorb toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene, and xylene through their leaves and roots, and convert them into harmless substances, which reduces the presence of these pollutants in the air, creating a better environment for you and your indoor plants.

      Several houseplants are recognised as being good air purifying plants. This includes the Snake Plant (Sansevieria), Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum), Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) and Aloe Vera which are all easy care houseplants that are easy to take care of.

      Some air purifying houseplants can be toxic to pets if ingested. It's essential to research the specific indoor plant's toxicity level before introducing it into a home with pets. Choose from some of our non toxic, pet friendly options or place toxic plants in areas inaccessible to pets. You could explore hanging plants, which stops curious pets nibbling ground level house plants, and check the toxicity of specific indoor plants using a reputable source.

      The number of air purifying houseplants needed for a room depends on factors such as room size and pollutant levels. As a general guideline, it's recommended to have at least one houseplant that cleans the air per 100 square feet of space. However, having multiple indoor plants can enhance the air purifying effect and create a more significant impact on indoor air quality.

      air purifying plants

      Air purifying plants offer a natural and effective way to improve indoor air quality. These houseplants have the remarkable ability to absorb and filter out certain harmful airborne pollutants whilst releasing oxygen into the environment. Indoor plants act as living air purifiers, helping to create a healthier and more refreshing indoor environment.

      Popular air purifying plants include the Snake Plant, Spider Plant, and Butterfly Palm, among others. These house plants not only beautify your space with their lush foliage but also contribute to a cleaner and fresher atmosphere. Indoor plants can reduce the presence of toxins commonly found in indoor environments, making them an ideal addition to homes, offices, and other indoor spaces.

      By incorporating air purifying plants into your living or working areas, you can enjoy the benefits of improved air quality, which may lead to enhanced well-being, increased focus, and a more peaceful environment. Low maintenance indoor plants make using houseplants for clean air in your environment accessible to both seasoned plant enthusiasts and beginners alike, allowing anyone to use these indoor houseplants to harness the power of nature in creating a healthier living space.


      ​You’ll find all the best indoor plants in the UK for sale here! Look in our shop for a huge choice of small, tall and big houseplants. We also sell rare and unusual houseplants. We’re here to help you choose the best plant whether it’s a house plant gift or an indoor plant to add character and style to your home or office. We are a London based online houseplants shop but always available to talk, no webchats. 

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      Small Indoor Plants for Every Space. Small houseplants are one of the most versatile ways to put a unique spin on your home. From adding colour to your bookshelf, to adding a little twist of nature to your bathroom or kitchen, houseplants are ideal for transforming your house into a home. Keep your home feeling fresh, by rotating your small indoor plants between different rooms, or adding new feature plants to your shelves and surfaces to suit the changing seasons. There’s no better way to make your mark on your living space.

      Our Range of Small Plants for Bedrooms, Kitchens and Living Rooms. We constantly update our stock, ensuring that we have the freshest and highest quality range of small indoor plants of any UK store. From very small plants, to larger statement pieces, we’re here for all of your needs. We also carry plants which suit a range of conditions, from low-light, to low-maintenance small plants for bedrooms, kitchens and bathrooms. We even stock a range of elegant small plant pots, perfect for every taste.

      Small Houseplants Delivered to Your Door. We offer UK wide delivery on all of our small houseplants, using Royal Mail. Simply order online today, and we’ll ship out your new plants as quickly as possible. You can begin to enjoy their elegant beauty in just a few days. At Happy Houseplants, we’re committed to offering the highest quality indoor plants to all of our customers. Buy today, with the confidence that we stock only the finest and most robust plants available in the UK.