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Top Pet-Safe Houseplants

Indoor Cat Playing in a Spider PlantHouseplants can add to the natural beauty of any Hackensack rental home. However, if you own pets, you should think of only having houseplants that are not poisonous. It may come as a shock to you, but some of the most common kinds 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 spur skin irritation, digestion problems, and more to your furry friend. Here are the top pet-safe houseplants to keep your pet safe while enjoying the pros trendy houseplants have to offer for your rental home.

  • Succulents. Succulents, while being trendy and safe for pets, are one of the most in-demand houseplants. Succulents come in a vast range of colors and sizes. They are also relatively easy to care for.
  • 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 the outcome is worth the effort.
  • Boston Fern. This classic houseplant has made somewhat of a comeback currently, and best of all, it isn’t toxic for pets. You can put a Boston Fern in a hanging planter, on top of a cabinet, or a bookshelf.
  • Money Tree. Despite the name, money doesn’t really grow on a Money Tree. This houseplant is also known as the “good luck tree,” is well-loved among followers of feng shui for its bright green leaves and one-of-a-kind 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 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 thrive 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 always an ideal choice 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 popular plants. Soil is not crucial for these plants to grow. 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 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 Concierge at 201-514-1603 or check out our listings online.

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