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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can impart natural beauty to any Rexburg rental home. Though if you have pets, it’s necessary to use houseplants that are not poisonous. It may astonish you to find out that most of the well-known classes of houseplants can be toxic for your pets.

And if you assume your pet would not, by any means, try to eat a plant, that’s not the only way a toxic houseplant can cause harm. Even rubbing against some plants can induce skin irritation, digestion problems, and much more for your furry friend. To secure and keep your pet safe while enjoying the many advantages that nice houseplants have to offer, here are the top pet-safe houseplants for your rental home.

  • Succulents. One of the most favorite houseplants, succulents are both trendy and safe for pets. Succulents come in a wide range of colors and sizes and are generally uncomplicated to care for.
  • Majesty Palm. These large potted palms establish a charming innate statement in any room of the house. Lush and pet-safe, these palms warrant some maintenance, however, the effect is greatly worth the effort.
  • Boston Fern. This classic houseplant has made something of a comeback in the last few years, and above all else, it isn’t toxic for pets. A Boston Fern looks fantastic in a hanging planter or over a cabinet or bookshelf.
  • Money Tree. In spite of the name, you certainly can’t grow money on a Money Tree. But take note, this houseplant is likewise called a “good luck tree,” and is famous among believers of feng shui for its glossy green leaves and unusual braided trunk.
  • UFO Plant. Another perceivably nice houseplant safe for pets is the Pilea Peperomioides, oftentimes called the “UFO Plant” for its saucer-shaped leaves. This uncommon plant can add effortless beauty to any room in your home.
  • Red Maranta Prayer Plant. The leaves of the Red Maranta Prayer plant are so awesome, they seem like flowers. With an unusual herringbone pattern and hints of red, the Red Maranta Prayer plant will add some kind of tropical beauty to your home without creating any harm to your pet.
  • Maidenhair Fern. With its soft, feathery leaves, the Maidenhair Fern is a shade-loving plant that can blossom in rooms that don’t receive much sunlight. It’s moreover non-toxic for pets and looks good in a pot or planter.
  • Spider Plant. Always a favorite, the Spider Plant is both simple to grow and safe for your pets to be around. Low-maintenance and attractive, the dangling leaves of the Spider Plant can add a spot of green to any spot of your home.
  • Air Plant. Another one of the more unique trendy plants is the Air Plant. These plants don’t have to have soil to multiply and so are good for display in terrariums or hanging in creative arrangements. They won’t harm pets although do require being watered correctly in order to flourish.

By settling on a trendy houseplant that is also safe for your pets, you can safely enjoy the real beauty of your plants month after month.

Are you in need and have been looking for a pet-friendly rental? You can contact Real Property Management Southeast Idaho at 208-522-2400 or check out our listings online.

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