8 Best Pet-Friendly Indoor Plants for Your Space

Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides):

Non-toxic and quirky, with waxy coin-like leaves. It sprouts baby "pups" that can be propagated and shared. Prefers medium to bright light.

Money Tree (Pachira aquatica):

Believed to bring good luck and fortune, making it an excellent housewarming gift. Features shiny leaves and often has braided trunks.

Hoya Varieties:

Thick leaves and woody stems suitable for higher-light rooms. Includes varieties like hoya carnosa with colorful leaves and heart-shaped hoyas.

Rattlesnake Plant (Calathea lancifolia):

Distinctly shaped leaves with purple undersides, perfect for low-light areas. Thrives in loose, fast-draining soil and needs watering when soil is dry.

Spider Plant:

Easy to grow indoors and resilient. Excellent air purifier that prefers indirect bright light and temperatures between 60 80 degrees F. Avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorching.

Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia obtusifolia):

Good for beginners, with thick, waxy leaves. Prefers medium to high light but tolerates low light. Water weekly or when soil is very dry.

Parlor Palm:

Features big, fluffy foliage and is a statement plant for larger rooms. Needs only a few hours of indirect light daily and evenly moist soil. Prone to pests like spider mites.

Calathea Orbifolia:

Known for its beautiful, hand-painted-looking leaves. Thrives in lower-light conditions but is finicky about water and light, making it better for experienced plant owners.