Phlebodium - Blue Fern
Origin and Care
Phlebodium aureum blue star
In the wild the Phlebodium aureum blue star grows in treetops from foggy forests to swamps in Florida. Because this plant adapts so easily to different climates, it is a plant that is extremely suitable for home use.
The Phlebodium aureum blue star prefers a light spot, but can not stand the full sun.
Water the plant on its borders once a week. The plant gets a bald center when the plant gets water in the middle. Also, occasional spraying is advisable. Too much and too cold water can cause brown leaves.
It is a strong type of fern, has no leaf fall and maintains that unmistakable gray-blue color.
The Phlebodium aureum blue star is among the plants that are proven to be highly air-purifying.
It hold a certificate that indicates that the plants meet the Fytagoras developed standard for air-purifying plants.
Air So Pure,
is the name of a group of plants that has a strong air-purifying effect. The growers of Air So Pure guarantee the highest quality of these special plants.
What exactly is the air-purifying effect of these plants you might wonder.
Scientists have shown the following healthy effects of these plants:
- neutralize harmful gases by absorbing and breaking down
- improve the air humidity through their regulating evaporation process
- make the air healthier by converting effective CO 2 into oxygen
Did you know that ... research by NASA, TNO and PPO (Wageningen University) shows that anyone who works behind a screen for more than four hours a day, feels demonstrably more comfortable and more productive thanks to air-purifying plants - such as Air So Pure - at the workplace.
Did you know that ... biogas released by human breathing can give rise to health problems. In a full classroom study, it was found that the concentrations of the four most important biogases (acetone, ethanol, methanol and ethyl acetate) dropped sharply due to the placement of a few Air So Pure plants.
source: Air So Pure.
This beautiful gray-blue coloring "air-purifying" Phlebodium aureum blue star is a real atmosphere maker in the house!