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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can provide natural beauty to any Fairhaven rental home. However, if you own pets, it’s really important to have houseplants that are not poisonous. This may surprise you, but some of the most common kinds of houseplants can be toxic for your pets.

And if you think that your pet would never even try to eat a plant, that’s not the only way a toxic houseplant can cause harm. Even rubbing against some plants can spur skin irritation, digestion problems, and more to your furry friend. 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 that hard 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 require a little bit of maintenance, but the outcome is worth the effort.
  • Boston Fern. This classic houseplant has made somewhat of a comeback currently, and best of all, it isn’t toxic for pets. A Boston Fern looks best in a hanging planter or on top of a cabinet or bookshelf.
  • Money Tree. Despite the name, you can’t really grow money on a Money Tree. This houseplant, also known as the “good luck tree,” is well-liked among followers of feng shui for its sleek 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-looking plant can add to the natural beauty of your house.
  • Red Maranta Prayer Plant. The leaves of the Red Maranta Prayer plant really catch your eye. They almost look like flowers. The Red Maranta Prayer plant has a distinctive herringbone pattern and streaks of red. It will add some 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 live in areas without much sunlight. It is also non-toxic for pets, plus it looks beautiful 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 tinge of green to any area of your house.
  • Air Plant. The Air Plant is one of the more one-of-a-kind and trendy plants. These plants don’t require soil to grow. This makes them great for display in terrariums or hanging in creative arrangements. They will not hurt pets but do need to be watered correctly to thrive.

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

Are you in need of a pet-friendly rental? You can contact Real Property Management Success at 908-239-7579 or check out our listings online.

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