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The 4 best beginner-friendly, pet-friendly houseplants for you in 2022

The 4 best beginner-friendly, pet-friendly houseplants for you in 2022
If you're looking for the best beginner-friendly, pet-friendly houseplants to decorate your living spaces with in 2022, you're at the right place! On this page, we're going to discuss the best plants for you and your house! I've personally selected these plants to be the best match for a beginner-friendly, pet-friendly houseplant. Let's find the best beginner-friendly, pet-friendly house plant for you!
  1. Sedum Morganianum
  2. Hoya Kerrii
  3. Hoya Carnosa
  4. Orchid

1. 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

2. 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

I hope you've found your new beginner-friendly, pet-friendly houseplant to decorate your living spaces! If you're looking for more information, you can click the link by each plant to read more about taking care of these plants and see if it's a good match for you.

Frequently asked questions

What should I look for when getting a pot for my succulent?
The most important thing to look for is proper drainage. Succulents are easy to kill when overwatered, so proper drainage is essential. The material and size of the pot is also important.
What material is right for my succulent plant pot?
The material of your succulent pot depends on the kind if succulent and where you're going to place your plant. If you place the succulent in a very warm area, a terracotta pot is best. If you place your succulent in a dark place, a glass pot with proper drainage might be your best option.
How much space for my succulent do I need in my pot?
You need about 2.5 cm (1 inches) between the edge of the pot and your plant. If you add more succulents, then you need about 2.5 cm (1 inches) between the different succulents as well.
How much water do succulents need?
Succulents need very little water. Watering them too often, more than once per two weeks in the summer or once per month in the winter, could kill a succulent. So it's best to water it only once per two weeks in the summer and once per month in the winter.
How do you grow succulents from cuttings?
Most succulents are very easy to propagate. So when you have a succulent cutting, there are only 3 things you have to do: 1. wait until your succulent has grown a Callus on the section that was cut away from the parent plant. 2. Plant your succulent in the soil. 3. Water your succulent.
How much sunlight do succulents need?
Most succulents, like cacti, grow in warm regions in the blazing sun. There are a few succulents that require less sunlight, but most of the succulents require all the sunlight you can give it. Make sure to check if your specific succulent needs a lot of light and if so, put it on a windowsill with full sun exposure.
How often should you water the Sedum morganianum?
The Sedum morganianum thrives in a dry environment. It loves to be dry most of the time, so you should water it no more than once every 14 days to allow it to completely dry out.
How much sunlight does the Sedum morganianum need?
The Sedum morganianum thrives in bright and direct sunlight. You can help your Sedum morganianum by giving it the brightest spot in your house where it gets a lot of direct sunlight exposure.
What is the best soil for the Sedum morganianum?
The best type of soil for the Sedum morganianum is soil that drains moisture quickly. The Sedum morganianum loves to be in dry soil, so the soil should be dry again in a day or so.
Can you use a north-facing window for plants?
Yes, a north-facing window is great for plants that can't survive in bright environments. If you're in the southern hemisphere, this window gives you a lot of direct sunlight, so choose your plants accordingly.
Can you use a east-facing window for plants?
Yes, the east-facing windows get (weak) sunlight in the mornings. This is a great place for plants that love a low-light environment.
Can you use a south-facing window for plants?
Yes, a south facing window is great for sun-loving plants, like succulents and cacti. If you're in the southern hemisphere, the south-facing window doesn't get a lot of sunlight and you can use this window for low-light plants.
How often should you water the Hoya?
The Hoya thrives in a dry environment, so you should let the soil dry out before you water your plant again. On average, you should water your Hoya once every 14 days in the spring and summer and once every 3-4 weeks in the winter.
How much sunlight does the Hoya need?
The Hoya loves indirect sunlight. You shouldn't put it in a spot where it gets direct sunlight as too much sunlight will turn the leaves on you Hoya yellow. The bright sunlight helps your Hoya to grow flowers.
What is the best soil for the Hoya?
The soil for your Hoya should hold onto moisture for a few days and then dry up completely. Your Hoya loves to the soil to dry out before being watered again, so the soil should drain the excess water. This soil contains things like pumice or perlite for drainage.
How often should you water the Orchid?
The Orchid thrives when it dries out in between waterings. On average, you should water your Orchid once per week. This helps it to dry out for a few days before you water it again.
How much sunlight does the Orchid need?
The Orchid loves bright and direct sunlight. You can help your Orchid by giving it the brightest spot in your house where it gets a lot of direct sunlight exposure.
What is the best soil for the Orchid?
Your Orchid grows best in wood chips, rather than soil. You can also plant your Orchid in Leca, which helps to drain the moisture quickly and prevent root rot.