23 Best Non-Toxic House Plants for Your Home

While house plants bring joy and beauty, it's safety must be considered, especially when we have young children and pets at home. We listed 23 of the best non-toxic house plants that are mostly low-maintenance.

This exciting plant has grass-like leaves with mini plants growing on each branch resembling tiny spiders.

1 Spider Plants (Chlorophytum comosum)

They are eye-catching, with beautiful flowers that come in shades of pink, white, lilac, purple, and blue, blooming amongst collarettes of large, round, and fuzzy green leaves.

2 African Violet  (Saintpaulia ionantha)

Boston Ferns were one of the most popular houseplants in Victorian times. They are eye-catching centerpieces with long green leaf arches on solid stems that cascade over their container.

3 Boston Fern  (Nephrolepis exaltata)

Known for its spectacular large and colorful oval leaves that raise and close at night  as if in prayer.

4 Prayer Plant  (Maranta leuconeura)

The ponytail palm has a large size and upside-down conical flask shape resembling an Onion plant. Its dense scruffy foliage is an exciting feature, almost resembling a shaggy hairstyle.

5 Ponytail Palm  (Beaucarnea recurvata)

Parlor Palms are single-stemmed miniature palms with spiraling leaves that produce attractive orange date-like fruits.

6 Parlor Palm  (Chamaedorea elegans)

The rattlesnake plant is a decorative perennial with yellow and bright green elongated leaves with a  pattern that loosely resembles the markings of a rattlesnake.

7 Rattlesnake Plant  (Calathea lancifolia)

This low-maintenance houseplant makes a bold statement with its leaves  that look like stag antlers.

8 Staghorn Fern  (Platycerium bifurcatum)

Also known as the Pancake Plant, the UFO Plant, or just Pilea, the Chinese Money plant grabs the attention of the interested houseguest.

9 Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)

The Lush Palmate leaves and delicately braided stems make this plant a must-have for its looks, but its mystical properties promise luck and prosperity to those who own it.

10 Money Tree  (Pachira Aquatica)

Moth orchids' stunning blooms last for ages, and they have low maintenance needs.

11 Moth Orchids  (Phalaenopsis orchids)

The Christmas Cactus is a small succulent plant that gives you the gift of flowers at Christmas time alongside long segmented succulent leaves.

12 Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera)

Getting its name from its shiny appearance makes it look fake or made from wax; its leaves and flowers also have a wax-like feel.

13  Wax Plant  (Hoya carnosa)

The Baby Rubber Plant is a non-toxic, eye-catching succulent with dark green patterned ovate leaves that can cascade down if allowed.

14 Baby Rubber Plant  (Peperomia obtusifolia)

 Also known as Twister or Lipstick Vine, these plants have vines cascading down, laden with twisted leaves and bright red flowers resembling red lipstick.

15 Lipstick Plant  (Aeschynanthus radicans)

The Venus Fly Trap is a carnivorous plant that preys on insects like flies attracted to the nectar in the plant’s jaws (trap).

16 Venus Flytrap  (Dionaea muscipula)

Their long stems appear woven with plaited succulent leaves with a particularly eye-catching pattern. There are different varieties with a color variation from green to gray-green and blue-green.

17 Burro’s Tail  (Sedum morganianum)

Also known as the Areca palm or Bamboo palm, it is known as a cane-type palm due to the bamboo cane-like stems that it grows. They also have very feathery leaves and grow a very similar height as Parlor palm.

18 Butterfly Palm  (Dypsis lutescens)

Cat Grass is not only a houseplant for humans but also an excellent treat for cats. The grass is tasty, and cats like to chew on the blades or play like a toy.

19 Cat Grass

The Swedish Ivy is seen in photos on a particular mantle in Washington’s Oval office. A member of the mint family, the lush green and glossy leaves have serrated and oval-shaped margins.

20 Swedish Ivy  (Plectranthus verticillatus)

The Peacock plant is a decorative perennial with  wavy, elongated leaves that have striking markings.

21 Peacock Plant  (Calathea makoyana)

The Maidenhair fern is very different from other ferns with its delicate fan-shaped leaf segments, which are much smaller than other ferns.

22 Maidenhair Fern

A low-maintenance house plant from the Aracaceae family with over 2600 species across 181 genera.

23 Palm Trees  (Arecaceae)

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