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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can provide natural beauty to any Little Rock rental home. However, if you do own pets, it’s essential to purchase houseplants that are not poisonous. This may surprise you, 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, eating a toxic houseplant is not the only way these plants can cause harm to your pets. 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 you get to enjoy the pros trendy houseplants have to offer for your rental home.

  • Succulents. Being both trendy and safe for pets, succulents are one of the most sought-after houseplants. Succulents come in a vast range of colors and sizes. They are also relatively easy to care for.
  • Majesty Palm. You can make an incredible natural statement in any room of the house with these large potted palms. Lush and pet-safe, these palms would need only a little bit of maintenance, but what you get is worth the effort.
  • Boston Fern. This classic houseplant has made somewhat of a comeback in recent years, and best of all, it isn’t toxic for pets. A Boston Fern looks cool in a hanging planter or on top of a cabinet or bookshelf.
  • Money Tree. Despite the name, money doesn’t really grow 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. Another houseplant safe for pets that will catch your eye is the Pilea Peperomioides. This plant is often referred to as 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 are so nice to look at. 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 flourish 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 also a top contender because it’s both easy to grow and safe for your pets to be around. Low-maintenance and attractive, the leaves that suspend from the Spider Plant can add a shade of green to any area of your house.
  • Air Plant. The Air Plant is one of the more special and stylish 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 live.

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 Hometown at 501-701-4702 or 501-303-6870 or check out our listings online.

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