7 Pet-Friendly Plants to Add Life to Your Apartment

7 Pet-Friendly Plants to Add Life to Your Apartment

Most everyone loves plants—some of us can’t get enough of them! Plants bring many benefits into your home, from their mood-boosting qualities to their air-purifying abilities; plants are always a good thing to have. Check out these 8 pet-friendly plants that will be perfect for your apartment!


The Calathea is also known as a peacock plant or prayer plant. They have the interesting ability to lower their leaves during the day and fold them up at night. They are very easy to care for, and the leaves have a very stunning pattern. They are pet-friendly, making them a perfect choice for those that share an apartment with a dog or cat.

Pilea Peperomioides, Also Known As The Chinese Money Plant

This interesting-looking plant features long antennae-like stems, each topped with a disc-like leaf. These plants are said to bring good fortune to their owners and are pet friendly. You should also know they are one of the most popular plants in Feng Shui!

Pygmy Date Palm

Want to bring some tropical flare into your apartment no matter where you live? The Pigmy Date Palm is for you! This sprawling palm tree is pet friendly and does very well living indoors. This palm is super easy to care for and can eventually grow anywhere between 6 and 12 feet tall.

Maidenhair Fern

The Maidenhair Fern is the perfect plant to fit your cottagecore aesthetic. This plant does require some extra love to thrive. It does best in low light with moist soil and higher humidity. This delicate plant is pet friendly and is the perfect addition to a cozy room in your apartment.

Musa Dwarf Cavandish Banana Tree

This dwarf banana tree is the perfect statement plant for your apartment. Not only is it pet friendly, but it will also wow your guests with its impressive foliage and stature. This banana tree can grow up to six feet tall and will even produce fruit under the right conditions. Yum!

Bird’s Nest Fern

This tropical plant will be perfect in your apartment! Its lush and leathery leaves bring vibrant green color to your space, and it is pet friendly! The leaves of the bird’s nest fern can reach up to 4 feet under the right conditions.


This beautiful flowering plant is not for the beginner, but the stunning flowers will make all that work worth it. It is also unique as it is one of the few flowering plants that will tolerate your apartment and is pet friendly. You can even keep this plant outside during the summer. It may lose some leaves during the winter but don’t worry! This is totally normal.

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