Caring tips: The golden pothos
doesn't need much water and thrives in partial sunlight.
My mom gave me a golden pothos
when I moved away from home.
One teaches golden pothos
how to grow where it may crawl without
Here is the list, using their common names, from the NASA study: English Ivy, Spider plant, Golden Pothos
, Peace Lily, Chinese Evergreen, Bamboo or Reed Palm, Snake Plant, Heartleaf, Split-leaf and Elephant Ear Philodendrons, Weeping Fig (Ficus Benjamina), Cornstalk, Janet Craig, Warneckii and Red-edged Dracaenas.
Variegated Philodendron, Golden Pothos
and Dallas Ferns, to high-light
Good choices for those of us who do not have a green thumb include golden pothos
(Epipremnum), which enjoys bright but indirect light--this native of the Malaysian jungles even thrives with a northern exposure.
This system uses Golden Pothos
as the plant of choice and is effective in removing VOCs under realistic indoor environmental conditions.
7) For example, golden pothos
[Epipremium aureum, also known as devil's ivy) grown on an activated carbon filter system reduced air levels of benzene and trichloroethylene inside a Plexiglas chamber measuring 0.
These include Philodendron, dumbcane (Dieffenbachia), Caladium, peace lily (Spathiphyllum) and golden pothos
or devil's ivy (Epipremnum); two outdoor plants from the same family, calla lily (Zantedeschia) and Jack in the pulpit (Arisaema), are also commonly eaten, and any of them can be grown outside in milder climates.
(Epipremnum aureum) was used with a density of eight plants per square meter.
A research team from the Pennsylvania State University studied the effects of three houseplants such as snake plant, spider plant, and golden pothos
, on indoor ozone levels.
Pollutant Sources Solutions Formaldehyde foam insulation, philodendron, plywood, spider plant, clothes, golden pothos
, carpeting, bamboo palm, furniture, corn plant, paper goods, chrysanthemum, household mother-in-law's cleaners tongue Benzene tobacco smoke, English ivy, gasoline, marginata, synthetic fibers, chrysanthemum, plastics, Gerber's daisy, inks, oils, warneckei, detergents, peace lily rubber Trichloroethylene dry cleaning, Gerber's daisy, inks, varnishes, chrysanthemum, lacquers, warneckei, adhesives peace lily, marginata Source: Foliage for Clean Air Council, 405 N.