Areca palm, Dyopsis lutescens, is also called butterfly palm, golden cane palm and areca palm. What ever, it is the easiest and most tolerant of houseplants. With fabulous palm- like foliage they are bang on trend but these sensational palms are also great for mopping up pollutants in your home. In scientific research carried out by Nasa Areca palms were one of the best at filtering out carcinogens and pollutants, removing a whole host of toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde and benzene, so helping neutralise the effects of sick building syndrome. So perfect for the home and office.
Small plants in 8/9cm pots from £2.50