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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can contribute natural beauty to any Berwyn rental home. However, if you do own pets, it’s essential to select houseplants that are not poisonous. This may take you by surprise, but some of the most common kinds of houseplants can be toxic for your pets.

If you’re trusting in the fact that your pet would never try to eat a plant, that’s not the only way a toxic houseplant can cause harm. Even rubbing against some plants can cause skin irritation, digestion problems, and more to your furry companion. Here are the top pet-safe houseplants to keep your pet safe while enjoying the pros trendy houseplants have to offer for your rental home.

  • Succulents. Succulents are both trendy and safe for pets. They are also one of the most sought-after houseplants. Succulents are not complicated to take care of, and they also come in a vast range of colors and sizes.
  • Majesty Palm. You can make an outstanding natural statement in any room of the house with these large potted palms. Lush and pet-safe, these palms only need some maintenance, but the outcome is worth the effort.
  • Boston Fern. This classic houseplant isn’t toxic for pets and has made somewhat of a comeback in recent years. You can place a Boston Fern in a hanging planter on top of a cabinet or a bookshelf.
  • Money Tree. Despite its name, money doesn’t really grow on a Money Tree. This houseplant is also known as the “good luck tree” and is well-liked among followers of feng shui for its shiny green leaves and unique braided trunk.
  • UFO Plant. The Pilea Peperomioides is another houseplant that is safe for pets. This plant is often called the “UFO Plant” for its saucer-shaped leaves. This cool plant can add to the natural beauty of your house.
  • Red Maranta Prayer Plant. The leaves of the Red Maranta Prayer plant are so appealing, they almost look like flowers. The Red Maranta Prayer plant has a distinctive herringbone pattern and hints of red. It will add a bit of tropical beauty to your house without bringing about any harm to your pet.
  • Maidenhair Fern. The Maidenhair Fern, with its soft and feathery leaves, is a shade-loving plant that can thrive in areas without much sunlight. It is also non-toxic for pets, plus it looks pretty in a pot or planter.
  • Spider Plant. The Spider Plant is always a favorite because it’s both easy to grow and safe for your pets to be around. Low-maintenance and attractive, the hanging leaves of the Spider Plant can add a hint of green to any area of your house.
  • Air Plant. The Air Plant is one of the more special and trendy plants. Soil is not essential for these plants to grow. This makes them perfect for display in terrariums or hanging in creative arrangements. They will not hurt pets but do need to be watered correctly to grow.

By selecting a trendy houseplant that is safe for your pets, you can certainly delight in the natural grandeur of your plants month after month.

Are you in need of a pet-friendly rental? You can contact Real Property Management Chicago Edge at 773-904-7700 or check out our listings online.

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