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Common Houseplants


Snake Plants

Also known as "Mother in-law Tongue." Snake plants produce a lot of oxygen at night, which makes it ideal for bedrooms.

Light: ideally indirect sunlight, but can thrive in either full-sun or low light

Water: Once a month

Soil: Well-drained, sandy soil

Temperature: 55F-80F

Pet friendly



Philodendron originates from the Carribean, Columbia, and Venezuela. Hanging plants can trail up to 10 feet.

Light: Bright & indirect sunlight.

Water: weekly or biweekly

Soil: rich, loose potting soil

Temperature: 70F-80F during the day and above 55F at night

Mild to moderate toxicity for cats and dogs


Indoor Palms

One of the popular tropical indoor plant. Most originated in Brazil and Tropical Asia.

Light: medium to bright indirect light. Strong direct sunlight could burn their leaves

Water: Twice a week

Soil: slightly moist

Temperature: 70-80F during the day and above 60F at night

Pet friendly



A genus of 15 species of woody flowering plants from the Asparagaceae family. Originated from the western Pacific Ocean region.

Light: Bright indirect sunlight

Water: weekly

Soil: rich, well-drained soil

Temperature: above 62F

Toxic to dogs according to ASPCA