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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can bring about natural beauty to any Brewer rental home. However, if you do own pets, it’s essential to buy houseplants that are not poisonous. You may not know this, but a lot of the most common types of houseplants can be toxic for your pets.

And if you’re riding on the fact that your pet would never try to eat a plant, that’s not the only way a toxic houseplant can bring harm. Even rubbing against some plants can bring out skin irritation, digestion problems, even more to your furry friend. Here are the top pet-safe houseplants so that your pet would be safe while you can relish in the benefits cool houseplants have to offer for your rental home.

  • Succulents. Succulents are both trendy and safe for pets. No wonder why they are one of the most sought-after houseplants. Succulents are easy to care for, and they also come in a vast range of colors and sizes.
  • Majesty Palm. You can make a bold 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, you can’t really grow money on a Money Tree. This houseplant is also known as the “good luck tree,” is desired among followers of feng shui for its smooth green leaves and one-of-a-kind braided trunk.
  • UFO Plant. The Pilea Peperomioides, often referred to as the “UFO Plant” for its saucer-shaped leaves, is another houseplant that is safe for pets. This one-of-a-kind plant can add to the natural beauty of your house.
  • Red Maranta Prayer Plant. The leaves of the Red Maranta Prayer plant are so beautiful, 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. The Maidenhair Fern, with its soft and feathery leaves, is a shade-loving plant that can grow in areas without much sunlight. It is also non-toxic for pets, plus it looks fine 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 shade of green to any area of your house.
  • Air Plant. The Air Plant is one of the more unique and trendy plants. These plants don’t require soil to thrive. This makes them great for display in terrariums or hanging in creative arrangements. They will not damage pets but do need to be watered correctly to thrive.

By selecting a trendy houseplant that is safe for your pets, you can certainly 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 Acadia at 207-561-7482 or check out our listings online.

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