18 Pet and Child Friendly Plants

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Phalaenopsis orchid- Moth Orchid Flower

Remember when you were young and carefree? When choosing pet and child friendly plants to breathe fresh air into your home was the absolute last thing on your mind? Why does everything have to be so difficult now that you’re an adult? Well, they don’t! We here at Zendo Plant Hub think adulting is hard enough without having to worry about which plant is best for you and your family so we’ve done all the research for you. We’ve come up with a list of eighteen of the most commonly found plants that are safe for both your fur babies and your human babies.

African Violet (Saintpaulia)

Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)

Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia Obtusifolia)

Baby’s Tears (Soleirolia soleirolii)

Barberton Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii)

Blue Echeveria (Echeveria glauca)

Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)

Burro’s Tail (Sedum morganianum)

Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior)

Friendship Plant (Pilea involucrate)

Haworthia Succulent (Haworthia species)

Moth Orchids (Phalaenopsis blume)

Parlour Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata)

Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus verticillatus)

Wax Plant (Hoya Carnosa)

There you have it, the time saving list of pet and child friendly plants for your home! If you have pets and you can spare another couple of minutes we highly recommend having a quick read of Are ‘Pet Friendly’ Plants really Pet Friendly?


We conducted extensive research on this topic. The information we have provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We recommend you research this topic further before bringing plants into your home. We found the following websites to be the most helpful resources while we were researching this topic.

If you have children we recommend reading and bookmarking this page for future reference. Children’s Health Queensland

If you have pets we recommend reading and bookmarking this page for future reference. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

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