We have received a few questions regarding the toxicity of our plants and we just wanted to post this really helpful information for your convenience.

While HortyGirl products are sustainable and good for your own environment, not all of them are PET-FRIENDLY..please see the information below for more detailed information, found from the ASPA website.  If you notice any of these symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately.  You can also contact the ASPCA 24-hour emergency poison hotline at 1-888-426-4435.

For more information about the toxicity of other plants, please check out this website link to ASPA.

Pet Friendly

HortyGirl Zebra potted plant in glass container with inspirational saying

Zebra Hawarthia are super pet friendly and a snap to take care of. It is safe for both dogs and cats.

HortyGirl Tropical Palm potted plant - pet friendly plant

Neanthe bella Tropical Palms are super pet friendly and require a little extra care and attention.  Safe for both dogs and cats.

HortyGirl pony tailed palm

Ponytail palms are super pet friendly and act similar to succulents where they retain water.  Safe for dogs, cats and even horses.


UN-Friendly for Pets


HOrtyGirl Jade plant in glass container

Jade is not pet friendly! Will cause vomiting, depression, a lack of coordination or increased clumsiness and (very rarely) a slow heart beat if ingested


HortyGirl potted plant Sanseveria in ceramic on stand

Sansevieria is not pet friendly! Will cause nausea, vomitting and diarrhea if ingested.


HortyGirl Dragon Tree Potted Plant Marginata ceramic on wood base

Marginata is not pet friendly! Will cause vomitting (sometimes with blood), depression, anorexia, hyper-salivation and dilated pupils in cats if ingested.

If you have anymore questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask! Contact us at [email protected] and we will get back to you within 48 hours.