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Pet Friendly Plants for Your Home and Garden

If you have pets and plants then you likely know the two don’t often mix well together with your furry friends often having a taste of curiosity.

As we’re aware our pets have a nature tendency to chew everything within reach, shoes, socks, phone chargers, and plants. Here at Capalaba Produce we love pets and plants so we’re here to help you choose plants that not only make your space look fabulous but are safe for your pets.

Here are our top picks for non-toxic plants to keep your pets safe.

Indoor plants are a great household accessory but if own a curious pet then know that there are many that can pose danger. Below are our suggestions for pet-friendly indoor plants, that will add beauty and character to your home.

Our Top Pet Friendly Plants for your Home

Cast iron

Aspidistra elatior

Extremely hardy indoor plant


Comes in a wide variety of foliage patterns and shapes.

Spider plant

Chlorophytum comosum

A unique air-purifying plant that replicates itself with mini versions, referred to as pups.

Boston fern

Chlorophytum comosum

A beautiful, lush fern, with long sword like fronds.

Parlour palm

Chamaedorea elegans

A slow growing palm, often planted in groupings.

African violet

Saintpaulia ionantha

A beautiful indoor plant, with bright flowers.

Chinese Money Plant

Pilea peperomioides

Thought to bring fortune and wealth to the owner.

As some indoor plants share common names, it is always a good idea to do your research beforehand to know if the plant you want to buy is safe around your pets. Feel free to ask in store, our friendly team will be able to help you out with all your indoor plant and pet needs.

Our Top Pet Friendly Indoor Plants for your Home

Outdoor plants are a great way to bring nature to your doorstep, but some unfortunately can be toxic for your pets if ingested. Here are our suggestions for pet friendly outdoor plants, to brighten your life.

Our Top Pet Friendly Plants for your Garden


Beautiful flowers. Great for attracting beneficial insects to your garden.


Beautiful flowers that shine like the sun.


Unique foliage and pretty flowers. Perfect for adding colour into your garden.


Beautiful addition to any flower garden.


Bright coloured flowers for a splash of colour.


Hardy, bright flowers, heat tolerant.


Especially loved by cats!


Beautiful aromatic flowers.


Beautiful white flowers, perfect for drying and making into a nice calming tea


Perfect for adding to tea and food alike.


Offers many health benefits and is ideal to use as a hedging plant, it’s strong scent will even help to combat pesky insects like mosquitoes and black flies.

If you own pets, it’s a good idea to do your research and determine whether, a certain plant will be a good fit for your home, especially if you have a pet that tends to chew on your plants.

While most plants are generally safe for pets, it is a good idea to be mindful of your surroundings. This includes the types of plants as well as any chemicals or fertilisers that may be used in conjunction. With a little bit of extra care, we can help keep your pet safe and your garden thriving.

Ask our team about our range of pet friendly plants, we are sure to have what you need.

If you believe your pet is showing signs of poisoning, contact your vet immediately to seek treatment.

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