The popularity of houseplants has dramatically increased in the past couple years, thanks in part to the covid pandemic. At this point most households have at least a few indoor plants. The living room being the most typical room in the home to keep indoor plants, and the bedroom being the most overlooked. Having houseplants in your bedroom is aesthetically pleasing, but also mentally, emotionally, and physically beneficial.
Studies have shown that indoor plants have a calming and peaceful effect on the mind, which happens to be one of their most under-appreciated benefits. They also help reduce toxins in the air and improve overall air quality.
Consider bringing one of these beauties into your sleep space, they are easy to care for and may even help you sleep better.
Parlor Palms are the ideal low-maintenance plant. They thrive in bright, indirect sun and would love to be placed somewhere in your room with late afternoon direct sunlight. The palm enjoys being watered weekly or bi-weekly depending on the temperature and humidity of your room. Make sure to allow its soil to completely dry out between waterings to prevent overwatering, which can lead to root rot.
Top Reason to place in the Bedroom: It's one of the best plants for removing carbon dioxide.
The Rubber tree is a tough but easy going indoor plant that can reach astonishing heights in just a few years. It's the perfect floor plant to fill an empty corner in your bedroom, especially one near a window with a sheer curtain. They love bright indirect light and lots of vertical space to really thrive. You’ll want to water your rubber tree weekly, allowing the top inch of soil to dry before watering again. They also like to be misted and their leaves to be wiped clean of any dust with a wet cloth once a week.
Top Reason to place in the Bedroom: Its large leaves help it draw in large amounts of contaminants, making it highly efficient at cleaning the air.
The ZZ plant is known for being durable and extremely low maintenance. They are the perfect plant for your nightstand. Their shiny and bold leaves are stunning and catch the eye. Plus, they are easily one of the hardest to kill houseplants out there. So if you've struggled to keep plants alive in the past, this is the ideal plant for you. Give them adequate sunlight and water every few weeks and they will flourish. Like the rubber tree, your ZZ plant leaves will appreciate a misting and wipe down with a wet cloth once a week to keep them shiny and healthy.
Top Reason to place in the Bedroom: Besides the fact that its name is so fitting to help you get a great night's rest, they are also excellent at purifying the air and removing harmful toxins.