We all love to deck out our homes with air-purifying and aesthetically pleasing indoor plants. However, these Instagram-friendly fit-outs may not be so good for our pet dogs and cats. In fact, many popular houseplants, such as lily varieties, the sago palm, aloe vera, succulents and crotons can all be poisonous if ingested by our beloved four-legged friends. Here are six air-purifying plants that are safe to share house space with pets. If you’re unsure about whether a plant is safe for your pets, check what variety it is and spend some time Googling its characteristics and risks.
1. Money Tree
This is a great choice for anyone with asthma, lung issues or living in a smoggy city.
Palms are a hardy, pet friendly plant that are available in indoor varieties.
3. Spider Plant
Easy to care for and cultivate, the spider plant is an on-trend houseplants that’s safe for cats and dogs.
4. Boston Fern
This retro classic houseplant is coming back in and rightly so, as they can work as a natural humidifier.
This gem might be able to grow like wildfire, but it’ll stay a size relevant to the pot it’s in, making it a great houseplant.
6. Wax Plant
These plants are sturdy and help to improve air quality in your home.
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