Indoor Plants in UAE
About Indoor plants
Indoor plants are also known as houseplants because they could be grown indoors in offices and residences. Even though these plants are mainly used for decorative purposes they also come with a wide variety of advantages. There are various benefits of having indoor plants because they not only increase the oxygen levels in the house but also increase humidity which prevents the risk of respiratory distress and other ailments like dry cough, cold, dry skin and sore throat. Indoor plants help in air purification and remove up to 87 % of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from a house in twenty four hours.
Houseplants also have a positive psychological on the occupants of the house because it people tend to feel more calm and relaxed when they are surrounded by greenery. Studies have also shown that employees are more productive when they are in offices that have houseplants and students also tend to pay better attention when they are taught in rooms with indoor plants.
Some of the most common indoor plants are Aloe, anthurium, peace lily, peperomia, snake plant, English Ivy, cast-iron plant, Chinese evergreen, Dracaena, Ficus, Plectranthus, Hoya, Parlor Palm, Spider Plant,Christmas cactus, Tradescantia, Arrowhead Vine. Most of these plants require only low light and are ideal to decorate a terrace or even a living room. Some indoor plants such as epiphytic bromeliads, orchids, and succulents produce oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide during the night. These plants could be placed in bedrooms to refresh the air in the room. The most popular locations in UAE to get in touch with suppliers of indoor plants are Satwa and Jumeirah Beach road in Dubai, and Tourist club area and Hamdan Street in Abu Dhabi.