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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can give natural beauty to any Tampa rental home. However, if you own pets, it’s really important to have 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 cause skin irritation, digestion problems, and more to your furry companion. Here are the top pet-safe houseplants to keep your pet safe while you get to enjoy the pros nice 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 are not complicated to take care of, and they also come in a vast range of colors and sizes.
  • 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 require a little bit of maintenance, but what you get is worth the effort.
  • Boston Fern. Recently, this classic houseplant has made somewhat of a comeback. And best of all, it isn’t toxic for pets. A Boston Fern looks fantastic in a hanging planter or on top of a cabinet or bookshelf.
  • Money Tree. Despite its 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 is visually pleasing is the Pilea Peperomioides. This plant is often referred to as the “UFO Plant” for its saucer-shaped leaves. This particular plant can add natural beauty to any room of your house.
  • Red Maranta Prayer Plant. The leaves of the Red Maranta Prayer plant really catch your eye. They almost look like flowers. The Red Maranta Prayer plant has a one-of-a-kind herringbone pattern and hints of red. It will add some tropical beauty to your house without causing any harm to your pet.
  • Maidenhair Fern. With its soft, feathery leaves, the Maidenhair Fern is a shade-loving plant that can grow in areas without much sunlight. It is also non-toxic for pets, plus it looks pretty in a pot or planter.
  • Spider Plant. The Spider Plant is always a favorite because it’s both easy to grow and safe for your pets to be around. Low-maintenance and attractive, the hanging leaves of the Spider Plant can add a hint of green to any area of your house.
  • Air Plant. The Air Plant is one of the more one-of-a-kind and trendy 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 certainly delight in the natural grandeur of your plants month after month.

Are you in need of a pet-friendly rental? You can contact Real Property Management Empire at 813-867-7300 or check out our listings online.

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