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Welke kamerplanten zijn diervriendelijk: Ontdek de Magie van Diervriendelijke Kamerplanten

Which houseplants are animal-friendly: Discover the Magic of Animal-Friendly Houseplants

Welcome to a new blog where we are inspired by the magical world of houseplants! Not only are these beautiful green friends a feast for the eyes and an enrichment for your interior, but they can also have a positive impact on our beloved pets. In this blog we delve into the enchanting world of pet-friendly houseplants, discussing some varieties that are both safe and beautiful for both you and your furry companions. Let's discover together which green treasures we can bring into our home without worrying about the health of our pets!

  1. Why pet-friendly houseplants?

It's no secret that many pets are curious and love to explore our homes. However, some houseplants contain toxins that can be harmful to our faithful companions if consumed. Animal-friendly houseplants are therefore a safe choice to ensure that our pets can move freely in the house without the risk of accidentally poisoning themselves. Furthermore, these green wonders contribute to creating a healthy and harmonious living environment for both humans and animals.

  1. The perfect animal-friendly houseplants

a. Areca palm (Dypsis lutescens)

The Areca palm, also known as the Gold Palm, is a beautiful air-purifying plant that brings a tropical atmosphere to your home. This palm is safe for cats and dogs and does not require much maintenance. Make sure you keep the soil slightly moist and that the plant gets enough indirect sunlight.

b. Calathea (Calathea spp.)

Calatheas are beautiful houseplants with striking leaf patterns and colors. They are not poisonous to pets and thrive in places with indirect light and high humidity. However, these plants need a little extra love because they are sensitive to too much sunlight or dehydration.

c. Pilea peperomioides (Chinese Money Plant)

The Pilea peperomioides is a charming and trendy houseplant with round leaves that look a bit like mints. Fortunately, this plant is not harmful to pets and thrives in light to moderate exposure to indirect sunlight.

d. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

The Spider Plant is a classic choice for beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts alike. It is known for its air purifying properties and is safe for pets. The plant thrives in both light and shaded conditions and can even tolerate some neglect.

e. Zebra Plant (Aphelandra squarrosa)

With its striking yellow and green leaf patterns, the Zebra Plant is a real eye-catcher. Fortunately, this plant is not poisonous to pets and thrives in indirect sunlight and regular watering.


Introducing pet-friendly houseplants to our home is a great way to beautify our living space while creating a safe environment for our beloved pets. The plants we discussed - Areca palm, Calathea, Pilea peperomioides, Spider Plant and Zebra Plant - are just a few of the many beautiful options you can consider. Remember to always do a little research before purchasing a new houseplant to ensure it is safe for your pets.

Let's enjoy the green magic together and fill our homes with these beautiful animal-friendly houseplants!

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