Arizona's Restoration Experts, LLC on May 13, 2013: Very interesting and informative. If in doubt, place a plant out of reach, but don't feel you have to sacrifice the benefits and beauty of plants altogether. Since that incident I avoided that plant. Ana Maria Orantes from Miami Florida on January 18, 2014: Hello Jayme. Some houseplants can be toxic and poisonous to pets and young children without knowing. All Rights Reserved. The beautiful, decorative caladium is toxic to both humans and animals. I hope you choose to keep your lovely plants. It took me ten yrs to get this painful damages to back off, but now I can't smell anything slightly toxic or take any Anti=Biotics without this PAIN flaring all over again and lasting ups to 6 months afterward!!! It's nice to have this information. They just need to be kept out of reach. It would take eating a lot of the plant material on most of these plants to be fatal to an animal, but it might make them sick. Ingesting sago palm causes vomiting and diarrhea, and may lead to liver failure. And of course, let’s just try and avoid eating houseplants in the first place. Another toxic compound found in this plant is a protein called asparagine. The cells of the dieffenbachia plant contain needle-shaped calcium oxalate crystals that are highly toxic. If so, thanks and if not, Please be one of my followers. They provide visual interest to the home, purify the air, and may be edible or medicinal. Here are some top-rated plants for air purification: English ivy is a wonderful plant to hang indoors—out of reach of pets. voted up and shared. I am going to share it and I hope many others will as well. Kate P from The North Woods, USA on May 05, 2013: Very good to know.. Many "lilies," like this Asian lily, are especially toxic to felines. Here are a few of the most common poisonous plants for dogs. Cynthia Lyerly from Georgia on June 07, 2014: Heidi Thorne from Chicago Area on June 06, 2014: Have greatly reduced my houseplants over the years in large part due to pet access issues. It is very beautiful. If you’re a beginner baker who’s just starting out (or a master chef looking to declutter), start with this list of baking tool must-haves. Does your kitty love to play jungle cat in your houseplants? This flower's scent is unmistakable and the pure white blooms are eye-catching. Make sure plant shelves and ceiling hooks are strong enough to support the plant. Quite possibly one of the most popular house plants, the lovely philodendron is easy to grow. Scary to think I had a completely POISONOUS Property inside and out! Keep those fur babies safe by choosing house plants that are non-toxic. I was not knowing the name of the plant. Eating them can cause burning and swelling of lips, tongue, and throat, plus vomiting and diarrhea. I have to inform my nieces and their parents about these toxic plants. It is an outdoor landscaping plant - common where I am in Northern California along the freeways. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on June 05, 2013: @janices7--Herbs can always make good houseplants too! rose-the planner from Toronto, Ontario-Canada on May 13, 2013: Wow......good to know! Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 21, 2013: @Thelma--I think it depends on the dog. It can be fatal to both humans and pets if ingested in large amounts. Let me know if you have any tips as well! The leaves are constantly shedding and being regrown, so even if this plant is out of reach, it is a good idea to check often for fallen leaves. Few flowers are as beautiful as lilies. The plants will still reward you with fullness and foliage that purifies the air. The ASPCA has a complete and comprehensive list of toxic and non-toxic houseplants, veggies, annuals, herbs and perennials. Get tips for arranging living room furniture in a way that creates a comfortable and welcoming environment and makes the most of your space. I'd heard that poinsettias are poisonous (especially for cats), but hadn't heard that about a few on the list. I am also sharing this info with my family and friends. And they can reach plants that are higher up than dogs. Ivy is used in holiday decor as wreaths and centerpieces. The purpose of this article is to alert home owners to potentially toxic plants, not to replace medical advice or treatment. It can make them feel very bad though, so best to have them checked out. Although they're beautiful, cats have been known to suffer serious illness after eating Easter lilies. When in doubt, it’s best to avoid a plant. Just be sure the plants are placed safely out of reach of younger children, and older children are taught to wash their hands after touching the plants. If you're aware of their toxicity, you can make sure to handle them more carefully. Are there any lillies even in the bouquet ????? There are tons of stylish plant stands available in stores that will help you keep this plant off the ground if you've got crawling babies and small dogs around. Bu the time we were able to fond a late Sunday night emergency Vet to take her to, we went to load herb up and found her dead already! Very good hub. Thanks for the informative read. Just noting that Oleander is not really a houseplant. Pinned, Angels are on the way to you this morning. Most of the families should read this article, very helpful to house-plant lovers. Also, train your dogs not to eat anything else. Sharkye11 . Thank you so much for this article!!!! Hang them high on porches or plant-stands. Enjoy the dark green leaves and white flowers from afar, like atop a bookshelf, if you have pets or young children. It is an evergreen perennial from South America with glossy leaves and a unique white bloom that rises from a central stalk. Most garden centers don't provide warning labels on their potted plants noting possible toxicity. I used to pull the leaves when I was a child and then I experienced a hot sensation in my hands, that even washing them won't make this "heat" in my hands go away immediately. Although they are more toxic than some of the plants here (except oleander-it's the worst) they really can't hurt you unless you deliberately eat the leaves or bulbs. :-). Usually symptoms are only severe if large amounts of the plant are eaten. Jayme is an artist and freelance writer who trained in the medical field, and has worked as caregiver, farmer, mom and DIY'er. If they are toxic, why are they everywhere? Non-vining plants should be kept on high window sills or shelves. Sharing this, it's important! There are many varieties of peace lily, with the "Mauna Loa" lily being one of the most common indoor ornamentals. don't put or avoid this plants to grow indoor or outdoor..beautiful plants but sadly harmful to humans and pets. Neither a true ivy nor Swedish it is identifiable by its round, evergreen leaves that have a saw tooth edge. I bring home bundles of Easter lilies every Sunday from church and have them surround in our bed room for their beauty and smell. This is a good guide for people who children and/or pets. While some will only cause discomfort for pets others can be seriously harmful. This is especially important for plastic pots that have been outside in the elements. Liz Rayen from California on July 17, 2013: Jayme, what a great article! Praise GOD Buster is A okay :) He probably threw most of it up on the floor, but the charcoal surely absorbed the residue and his turds cane bout hard and black! What some dog owners may not know is that there are some plants and flowers that are dangerous to our furry family members. The toxic principle in other plants may have a systemic effect and damage or alter the … I immediately raced out that late Sunday 3 AM to CVS and bought Activated CHARCOAL capsules and mixed with water and syringe sprayed in down his throat for 2 days. All parts of the plants, including the seeds and roots, are poisonous. A child or pet could pull the plant from the shelf by tugging. Follow these step-by-step instructions for creating a customized whole-home cleaning schedule. Asparagus- Ornamental Asparagus - berrie… The sleek, upright shape of the mother-in-law's tongue can complement an arrangement of softer, bushier plants. Read on to learn which dangerous plants to avoid, and which plants are dog friendly. I hope you have fun redecorating! Keep potting soils and fertilizers out of reach. i didn't know about much of this. Growing Conditions: Bright to low light, and allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Humans: Stomach upset, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, and skin irritation. We reach for them after school and after dinner. Several things I did not know. You can also keep tendrils out of reach by making them climb the chain. One of the oldest living plants on earth, sago palm may have survived so long because animals don't eat it. 9. Just be sure kids and pets can't access them. nely ernita from jakarta on February 08, 2016: Olivia Sanzzi from San Antonio on July 03, 2015: This article was VERY helpful, well-researched, and well-written. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on February 17, 2013: @VeronicaFarkas--yes, cats seem to have the worst luck with plants. Cats and dogs: Nausea, vomiting, staggering, head shaking, drooling, and difficulty breathing. Plants are an important part of the decor of homes; pets having access to these plants often chew on or ingest them, with toxicity a possible outcome (see Table: Poisonous Houseplants and Ornamentals a). Poisonous houseplants can cause skin irritations, stomach upsets, and burning of the mouth and throat. I love my followers and am always interested in what they are doing and writing about. Popular Non-Toxic Houseplants that are Easy to Grow and Low Maintenance. 9 Common Houseplants You Might Not Know Are Poisonous. @pstraubie--Cats are definitely hard to keep safe. That's why they are used in so many drugs and chemicals. It was informative, helpful, and a lot of fun to read. Lily is probably worse for pets because they might dig up the bulb and chew it. Touching or ingesting the leaves, stem, or soil of some houseplants can cause a series of harmful effects, ranging from skin allergies and upset stomach to vomiting and diarrhea. So I ate lilly flower nectar and I have a sore throat, I'm looking for a cure, but I can't find one! Many spring bulbs, including hyacinths and daffodils forced for indoor blooms, are toxic if eaten by humans or pets. Fortunately, my cats and dog don't seem to care to mess with them, but I may get rid of them and go to my plastic plants! Thanks, there are some useful links and info here. As you can see, this plant is very easy to be grown and it looks very beautiful. This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, jade plants are highly toxic to cats, dogs, and horses, causing symptoms such as vomiting, lethargy, depression, and incoordination if ingested. Then something amazing happened: With these pistols and pollen pads GONE off each flower, these week old flowers PERKED up big time and lasted another week longer in beauty! Use automatic plant waterers or self-watering pots to protect plants from mold, and animals from toxic water. Some plants are more toxic than others, and the good news is that most would need to be swallowed in large quantities to cause any real damage. Its ingestion can cause kidney failure in cats; it is also one of the toxic plants to dogs. Can a dog know if a certain plant is toxic? Arrowhead plants (Syngonium podophyllum) have long, heart-shaped leaves. you are a terrific writer and hub-designer. I'm glad you moved your plants and didn't throw them away. Through this hub I learned the names of my plants (besides aloe vera) which I did not know the names yet until now. Deonne Anderson from Florence, SC on June 03, 2013: I am in the process of finishing my spring cleaning and plan to use plants to decorate my home. Veronica Roberts from Ohio, USA on December 17, 2012: Very useful info. Thankfully, the dogs leave it alone. I didn't know Oleander is dangerous.. They were planted by my mother-in-law and she is a plant lover. Anthurium sherzerianum- Flamingo Flower - whole plant 8. This plant is related to the philodendron and contains the same oxalate crystals. I called the University of Pennsylvania Vet School and they sent me to a vet. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on July 01, 2013: @Michelle--Yep. But like dumb cane, these poisonous houseplants also contain calcium oxalate crystals, so ingesting them can lead to the same symptoms of irritated skin and mouth, nausea and vomiting. The houseplants spend summer outdoors. Continue to 5 of 19 below. They then go on to have several plants rooted from the parent plant. I knew of some of them but not all. Adenium obesum- Desert Rose - sap 3. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on March 24, 2019: Important information for all who have pets. If you are aren't certain what type of lily you have, err on the side of caution and keep lilies either out of reach indoors, or planted away from play areas outdoors. I have some of these plants, but didn't know their names. Once the plant grows berries, ingestion of them can result in diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, and nausea. Pothos Ivy, also called Devil's Ivy, is recommended for its beautiful variegated leaves, forgiving nature, and air purification abilities. High shelves and hanging baskets for your plants will keep plants and your loved ones safe from harm, while still affording you the healthy benefits of live plants. My cat won't touch all the pothos ivy I have, but she LOVES to mess with my silk parlor palm. I now understand how much of a poison this plant can be. I admire your writing style and I wish you my Best in your future writing of hubs, poems, and maybe books. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 18, 2013: @peachpurple--Sounds like you have a lovely garden if it is filled with these plants! Heavy plants can topple, and sharply pointed leaves can stick or cut the hands or mouth. Deep brunettes, sandy blondes, and bold reds are in this year. Fabulous Hub! May be fatal. Thank you so much for sharing! In this article, I list many common houseplants that are dangerous or toxic to cats so you can avoid bringing them into your home. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on January 29, 2013: @baygirl33--It is always wise to be cautious. Now it's winter. I have a peace lily & had never thought of it being toxic to us or our pets. For those who already own these tools, this list may finally provide the motivation you need to toss that never-been-used soufflé dish. The dog can't reach them, but both plants sit on a long table where the cat is always sitting to look out the window. A close relative of philodendron, pothos is just as easy to grow, but unfortunately causes the same symptoms of philodendron if ingested. Voted up and I will try to pin this to my garden board. While it is often the perfect complement to any room, it contains calcium oxalate crystals, which are toxic to humans and animals. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on January 15, 2014: @StephanieHenkel-- Thank you. This list includes a number of extremely popular household plants, many of which might come as a surprise to newer cat owners. I came very close to losing the first cat and I will tell you it was something you remember and you don't chance it again. Even if a plant is said to be safe.... any creature can have an allergic reaction ending in death. I must make adjustments. Keep up the great work. Stephanie Henkel from USA on July 17, 2013: I knew that some of these plants were toxic, but you provided so much new information! Aglaonema- Chinese Evergreen - whole plant 5. It is interesting and useful for housewives like me. Why does beauty equal KILLER!?!?!? House plants are beneficial to everyone, including pets (they need clean air to breathe too!) I thought that tiger lily and day lily buds were a part of Chinese cuisine. But I can correct the problems. Dumb cane is more likely to be ingested since the large plants are usually kept in pots on the floor or low pedestals. The drought-tolerant ZZ plant makes a wonderful addition to low-light situations in homes and offices, but all parts of this plant are poisonous. Our older folks told us not to plant oleanders in front of the house because of a silly superstition that the girls in the house would not be able to marry. Dieffenbachia has thick stems and fleshy leaves that are usually solid green, with the occasional yellow or green markings. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. A lot of the plant would have to be eaten. Our cat, once warned away by the strong scent, seems to avoid the plant ever after. Now with my husband and I have the feel of razors slashing down our legs and severe muscle and joint aches! However I have to keep my Spider plant on the roof almost. Thanks so much. thanks for posting this. Humans: Burning and swelling of lips, mouth, and tongue, difficulty speaking or swallowing, vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. Growing Conditions: Bright, indirect light to low light and allow the soil to dry out between waterings, Buy It: Costa Farms peace lily ($22, The Home Depot). They are popular as houseplants or for outside landscaping. I have dogs and I wonder if the animals know the danger of these plants. However, even such commonly grown and useful plants may be toxic. I have some of those plants and a little puppy so thanks for the information. The following is a listing of common house plants of which all or part of the plant may be toxic to humans or animals. Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on April 15, 2014: I loved this hub. I'm just starting a indoor/outdoor garden...this is very helpful, as I have cats and dogs!! They are shade-loving plants, which makes them ideal for apartments and rooms with little sunlight. Cats: All parts of the plant are thought to be toxic. The 10 Most Popular House Styles Explained, A Whole-House Cleaning Schedule You'll Actually Stick To, Call Your Stylist: These Hair Colors Will Be Everywhere This Spring, 7 Small But Impactful Ways to Fit Self-Care Into Your Day Right Now, Luna, Bella & Lily Top This Year's List of Most Popular Cat Names, pets who may want to chew or crush plants, wonderful addition to low-light situations. Poor things! Keep plants out of reach or in rooms where children and pets are not allowed. Spider plants must be toxic as well. I don't know what I want but I now know exactly what I don't want! Homemade cookies are always a welcome treat. Make your home feel like a tropical oasis with this miniature palm. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 11, 2013: @PegCole--My pets have never bothered my Pothos either. by Max - last update on December 9, 2020, 12:44 am . we just have to respect them. Cats and Dogs: Philodendron has a much more serious effect on pets, with reports of spasms, seizures, pain, and swelling. Voted up, useful and shared. Pothos is considered to be only mildly harmful in small quantities, but can produce uncomfortable and sometimes serious side effects in animals and people. I have no idea before reading this. So now I caught my cat lapping for a long time out of a bowl that had a broken off lilly flower in it, while I was sleeping highly. THANKS!!! Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on September 10, 2013: @rusticliving--My cat has never bothered them either, but it is better not to take chances. Suzette Walker from Taos, NM on November 16, 2013: Thank you for such a well-written, interesting and informative article on the danger of some house plants. They don't get very tall but expand horizontally. Keep up the great work, and I forgot. Voted up! Voted up, useful, interesting and beautiful! Our dog ate some Pothos, she was fine but it was a trip to the vet for her. If you are not sure about the safety of a particular plant, regard it … I sprinkle cinnamon around the soil on my plants to keep the cat away. No other group of plants is as widely used indoors as philodendrons, but they are poisonous to humans and pets. So continue to enjoy your lovely plants. Toxic plants can be a hazard to children and pets, as well as to elderly persons with dementia. PLANT TOXIC PART SYMPTOMS; HOUSE PLANTS; Hyacinth, Narcissus, Daffodil: Bulbs: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Children or pets could choke on small berries, leaves, or woody stems. Young plants appear bushy with heart-shaped leaves. My cat looks at it like a kid looks at candy! I have most of the plants that you had mentioned, not in the house but out in the garden patch. Great info in this hub! thank you very much. Make sure hanging baskets are sturdy enough to support the weight of the plant. Also we HAD those big star shaped leaves on that "WEED-bush-can grow to tree size" that "RICIN" is made from...I guess the big brownish speckled seeds? I guess I will just stick to growing herbs and skip the plants altogether. Unlike philodendron, dieffenbachia ingestion usually produces only mild to moderate symptoms in both humans and pets. Maintain plants regularly and keep debris cleaned up. Michelle Liew from Singapore on June 19, 2013: Wow! Some pets won't bother plants. See which names were most popular this year! Food luck with your search, and thanks for reading! Gail Meyers from Johnson County, Kansas on March 06, 2013: This is really a handy guide. 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