Keep your four-legged furry friends safe by choosing houseplants that are nontoxic to them, while still being able to to bring texture & color into your home!
Below is a list of pet friendly houseplants.
1. African Violet
Reasons To Have African Violets-
One of the easiest houseplant to grow! Perfect for beginners!
Unlike many houseplants, African violets are non-toxic for cats and dogs. A great houseplant for pet owners.
It can tolerate low-light environments and can survive under artificial lights.
Long lasting flowers and blooms frequently for year round color and beauty.
Easy to propagate to share with others; they can be propagated through a single rooted leaf!
They can survive low light situations, but do best in bright, but indirect sunlight. Place near a sunny, east window.
Keep soil moist, but not soggy. Water only when the soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid getting the leaves wet, as it can cause permanent spotting.
Like other houseplants, keep plant away from drafts.
African violets are native to tropical rain forests in Africa, they do best in humid environments. Place a humidifier or bowl of water near by to increase humidity.
2.Aluminum Plant Or Watermelon Plant-
This small, fast growing plant adds vibrant colors in your home with it's mid-range green foliage that looks like it has been splashed with aluminum paint!
It is also safe for your furry friends!
Caring for your Aluminum Plant-
- Likes bright, indirect sunlight
- Water 2-3 times a week
- Tolerates average home humidity, but prefers high humidity. Try spritzing with a water bottle to help give more humidity.
- Likes temperatures around 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit.