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Pet Friendly Plants

Many common houseplants are actually poisonous to our furry friends. If your’ve got a curious Cat or Dog here are some plants that are not toxic or poisonous to them. We all know sometimes our furry friends can have sensitive tummies so ingestion of anything they are not used to can lead to some stomach upset. Without further adieu here is our list of 10 pet friendly plants. 



| Cast Iron | Boston Fern | Rattlesnake | Spider | Bamboo Palm | Maranta | Burro’s Tail | African Violet | Money Tree | Guzmania



Cast Iron Plant Pet Friendly

Cast Iron Plant

Aspidistra elatior

So named as it is hard to kill, it adapts well to lots of different conditions. If you love to watch plants shoot out new leaves like crazy, this one isn’t for you! It a very slow grower, even in perfect conditions. 






Boston fern Pet Friendly

Boston Fern

Nephrolepis exaltata

is a stunning plant placed table top or in a hanging planter. It is picky about its water and humidity needs but if they are met, it can grow very fast! Not all ferns are pet friendly and some like the asparagus fern are highly toxic to pets.



Calathea Lancifolia Pet Friendly

Rattlesnake Plant

Calathea lancifolia

has striking foliage and makes a great addition to any home. Its leaves will open during the day and close at night. They like to be kept moist and can be a little finicky but we think for that foliage they are worth the effort!



Spider Plant Pet Friendly

Spider Plant

Chlorophytum comosum

Touted for its air-purifying abilities. Spider plants are very resilient and easy to grow. When they are happy they will send out pups. These can be propagated into new plants.



Bamboo Palm Pet Friendly

Bamboo Palm

Dypsis lutescens

Tolerates lower light conditions well, great for that shady corner! They like to be kept evenly moist while actively growing. Allow them dry out a little more when they are dormant.




Prayer Plant


The easy care maranta has beautiful foliage and does best with bright indirect light. It adapts well to lower light conditions.


Burro's Tail Pet Friendly

Burro’s Tail

Sedum morganianum

These drought tolerant succulents are perfect for those who want plants in their home but don’t have a lot of time for them!


African violet Pet Friendly

African Violet

Streptocarpus ionanthus

These low maintenance flowering plants are a beautiful addition to any home. They are very sensitive to overwatering so water carefully to avoid rot. 


Easy Care Pachira

Money Tree

Pachira Aquatica

Money Tree is an easy care houseplant that requires little attention and grows fast given the right conditions.


Guzmania Pet Friendly

Guzmania lingulata

Scarlet Star

These stunning houseplants are another great drought tolerant plant! They like to be kept in bright light and are a member of the wider bromeliad family (which are all pet friendly, yay!) 



Happy Gardening!




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