Recommended Plants

We believe that your Tera should be as unique as you are. This is why we made you the crucial last step. Tera comes partially assembled, so you can make Tera your own. Continue reading to find an air purifying plants that suits you.

Aloe Vera • Aloe Vera

Purifies: Benzene and Formaldehyde* 

Light: High

Note: Toxic to dogs and cats if ingested

 

Dumb Cane • Dieffenbachia spp.

Purifies: Benzene and Formaldehyde*

Light: Low, Medium, and High

Note: Toxic to humans, dogs, and cats if ingested

 

English Ivy • Hedera helix

Purifies: Benzene, Toluene, Xylene, Octane, Trichloroethylene, Alpha-Pinene, and Formaldehyde*

Light: Low, Medium, and High

Note: Toxic to humans, dogs, and cats if ingested

 

Golden Pothos • Epipremnum aureum

Filters: Benzene, Toluene, Xylene, N-Hexane, Trichloroethylene, and Formaldehyde*

Light: Low, Medium, and High

Note: Toxic to humans, dogs, and cats if ingested

 

Golden Pothos
 

Peace Lily • Spathiphyllum  spp.

Filters: Benzene, Toluene, Octane, Trichloroethylene, and Alpha-Pinene*

Light: Low, Medium, and High

Note: Toxic to humans, dogs, and cats if ingested

 

Purple waffle Plant • Hemigraphis alternata

Filters: Benzene, Toluene, Xylene, N-Hexane, Trichloroethylene, and Formaldehyde*

Light: Medium and High 

Note: Non-toxic

 

Nerve Plant • Fittonia Spp.

Filters: Benzene, Toluene, Octane, Trichloroethylene, and Alpha-Pinene*

Light: Low and Medium

Note: Non-toxic

 

Snake Plant • Sanseveria Trifasciata

Purifies: Benzene, Toluene, Xylene, Trichloroethylene, and Formaldehyde*

Light: Low, Medium, and High

Note: Toxic to humans, dogs, and cats

 

Choose a small air purifying plant that you already own or select a small plant that is in a ~10 oz. container from your favorite local or online nursery. We're especially fond of plants from Costa Farms. Search their retailers here.

 

Have your plant? Set up your Tera with these instructions.

 

Please note that Tera's activated carbon filter will filter all types of volatile organic compounds. Just remember to replace your filter every one or two months. Check out our filter replacement plans here.  

 

*A plant's ability to remove toxins was found through a comprehensive review of scientific literature.

 
 

Questions? Email us at support@airreleaf.com

 

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