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Pet-friendly houseplants

Pet-friendly houseplants

Houseplants are amazing to have around the house! However, when you have pets or small children, you have to pay extra attention when buying plants. Many houseplants are toxic to your pets and young children, so you need to be careful when choosing plants to bring indoors.

Luckily there are still a lot of amazing plants that are completely safe for your kids and pets. All plants on this page are safe to have around pets and children.

  1. Calathea Ornata
  2. Sedum Morganianum
  3. Hoya Kerrii
  4. Areca Palm
  5. Maranta Prayer Plant
  6. Calathea Triostar
  7. Hoya Carnosa
  8. Orchid

1. Calathea Ornata

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The ultimate guide for Calathea plant care

Calathea's are notoriously tough plants to keep happy. They love all the humidity you can give it and then some. However, there are a few plant tips you can use to keep even this plant happy and help it thrive in your favorite room in your house.

Read more about taking care of a Calathea

2. Sedum Morganianum

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The ultimate plant care guide for a Sedum Morganianum

The Sedum Morganianum is the ideal houseplant for beginning plant owners, plant owners that prefer to not spend too much time on their plants, or plant owners with pets and/or small children! The Sedum Morganianum, also known for it's two similar varieties (Burro's tail and Donkey tail) is a very easy-going houseplant that does well in direct sunlight, but also low-light spots.

Read more about taking care of a Sedum Morganianum

3. Hoya Kerrii

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The ultimate plant care guide for a Hoya Kerrii

The Hoya Kerrii is a beginner-friendly and pet-friendly houseplant that grows beautiful heart-shaped leaves. It makes any of your living spaces feel like a jungle, while also adding an almost fantasy-like leaf shape to your collection.

Read more about taking care of a Hoya Kerrii

4. Areca Palm

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The ultimate guide for an Areca Palm

The Areca Palm is a beautiful and large houseplant that can turn any room into a tropical paradise. It's the perfect large plant for those that have pets and/or small children. It's the perfect plant for pet owners, because this plant is non-toxic and won't harm your pets when they chew on its leaves. If you accidentally don't give this palm the care it wants, it will let you know quickly. This helps you to change your plant care routine quickly, before it's too late.

Read more about taking care of an Areca Palm

5. Maranta Prayer Plant

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The ultimate guide for a Maranta Prayer Plant

The Maranta Leuconora, also known as the Prayer Plant, is a close cousin of the famous Calathea. Unlike the Calathea, a Maranta is actually quite easy to take care of. The Maranta Prayer plant is a beautiful tropical plant from the jungle floor that can brighten up your space significantly.

Read more about taking care for a Maranta

If you're looking for other plants, including those that could be toxic to your pets and children, you can have a look at all plants we've written about. You can still get these plants and keep them in places your pets and children can't reach them.

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