Plants that feel good in vertical gardens
It absorbs formaldehyde. Formaldehyde, also known as formic aldehyde, is one of the most potent disinfectants. It is used in products like creams, soaps, nail polishes, deodorants, and shampoos. Contact with this substance has toxic effects on the respiratory system, immune system, liver, and skin.
It is a good plant for creating a wall background. Unfortunately, when poorly maintained (lack of fertilization, irregular pruning), after about two years, the Philodendron’s stems elongate and lose leaves at the base.
It can also happen that the plants become dwarfed.
- It increases air humidity.
- Initially, after planting, it loses many leaves. This is due to the density of this plant. When planted vertically, some of them lose access to light, after which the plant quickly sheds them.
- Great air filter. It removes harmful substances, especially formaldehyde. It also eliminates toluene, benzene, xylene, and trichloroethylene.
- It has bactericidal properties. It effectively absorbs cigarette smoke, making it indispensable in smoking areas.
- Unfortunately, ivy reacts poorly to dry air and is often attacked by spider mites. It’s very difficult to save it afterward.
- Moisturizes the air.
- It fits beautifully in vertical gardens and works well in groups.
- Unfortunately, it’s often attacked by mealybugs when the air in the room is dry. Regularly spraying it with water helps.
- This is a pet-friendly plant.
- Unfortunately, like the Maranta leuconeura, it is susceptible to mealybugs.