If you enjoy houseplants and greenery in your home but have pets, then these non-toxic plants are a perfect choice. Not only do they look beautiful, but there are plenty of varieties that won’t harm curious cats or dogs. From easy-care succulents to low-maintenance ferns, there’s something for everyone. Here are four popular pet-friendly houseplants.

1. Succulents are Pet-Friendly Houseplants

These attractive, low-maintenance houseplants come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are perfect for forgetful caretakers or those with busy lifestyles. Most succulents require very little water and survive well in sunny spots with indirect light. Best of all, succulents are safe for pets you have at home.

2. Ferns

True ferns are a great pet-friendly pick for those looking to add lush greenery to their living spaces. There are several types to choose from, from a large, bold Boston fern to a small maidenhair fern. You’ll find tabletop varieties and large floor plants. Just make sure the fern you purchase is a true fern. Some plants, like the asparagus fern (toxic to dogs and cats), are not actually ferns but are named because of their similar growth habits. Most ferns require bright, indirect light and moist soil, but check with a local nursery for specific care instructions.

3. Spider Plants are Common Pet-Friendly Houseplants

The spider plant is a classic pet-friendly houseplant. They are easy to grow and perfect for both beginners and experienced gardeners alike. The spider plant has long, thin leaves with a draping growth habit, making it especially attractive in hanging baskets. It tolerates low light and can survive with minimal watering. Plus, it’s an air-purifying plant, so you’ll be helping to improve the air quality in your home.

4. Ponytail Palm

The ponytail palm is a low-maintenance plant, perfect for those with a busy lifestyle. It has an interesting bulbous trunk and long, cascading leaves. The ponytail palm doesn’t require much water and can tolerate low light – making it a great pet-friendly pick. This houseplant is pet-safe, though its draping leaves may appeal to cats as a toy. A ponytail palm can grow up to six feet tall indoors with good lighting. They do best in well-drained soil and full sun.

If you’re looking for a pet-friendly way to add greenery to your home, then these houseplants are a perfect choice. These non-toxic plants will thrive in your living spaces with a little care.

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