Spider plants, orchids, and leafy palms can all help eliminate mold spores in your home. From bathrooms to kitchens, any room plagued by moisture, dampness, or mold can benefit from one of these clever houseplants.
Not only do these plants add beautiful accents to your living space, but with the right seeds, they can also remove moisture from the air, making it an undesirable habitat for mold.
Mold in your home is caused by excess humidity. These seven plants will help you to fight mold and will protect your house.
1 English Ivy
English Ivy is suitable for small bathrooms, it helps remove airborne mold and other unpleasant substances. The plant grows best in bright, indirect light and requires regular watering. One should remember to keep English ivy away from pets, the leaves are poisonous to pets.
2 Peace Lily
Peace Lily is also eye-catching. They typically live on damp rainforest floors and can easily ingest mold spores in your bathroom. Remember to keep this plant away from curious pets. The leaves are dangerous if ingested.
3 Palm Plants
Palm trees are great for controlling humidity and preventing mold by absorbing moisture through their leaves. Varieties to look out for include areca palms, bamboo palms, lady palms, dwarf date palms, and reed palms.
4 Boston Ferns
These easy-care ferns prefer a humid atmosphere, making them a sultry fern and perfect for the bathroom. You need to make sure that it receives enough sunlight and enough water so that it can continue to grow.
5 Snake Plant
Dracaena trifasciata, commonly known as Snake plant, is another of his varieties that love mold. It’s sturdy, adaptable, and cleverly removes moisture from the air, making it perfect for people who don’t have green fingers. Snake plants are especially effective in warm, humid spaces like bathrooms.
Orchids have many benefits. Not only provides decorative beauty but also helps improve air quality and reduce ambient humidity. They prefer regular watering and misting, so you may need to grow them in bark-based orchid compost rather than houseplant compost.
7 Spider Plant
And the seventh place is the easy to grow spider plant. This is a popular houseplant that is great at removing harmful pollutants from your home.