8 Cat-Safe Plants That Grow Well In Low-Light Conditions

Nerve Plant

Fittonia albivenis is known for its unique foliage featuring deep green leaves with white or red veins. It's non-toxic to cats and thrives in warm, humid conditions without direct light.

Prayer Plant

Maranta leuconeura has striking leaves with light green, dark green, and red patterns. Its leaves fold at night like praying hands. Avoid soggy soil to prevent root rot.

Baby Rubber Plant

Peperomia obtusifolia has thick, shiny green leaves and red stems. It handles inconsistent watering and prefers medium to high humidity. Non-variegated types do best in low light.

Cast Iron Plant

Aspidistra elatior is perfect for low-light conditions and is non-toxic to cats. It requires minimal care and tolerates neglect.

Spider Plant

Chlorophytum comosum is popular for its easy care and unique foliage that produces offshoots. It tolerates low light but grows better with some natural light.

Zebra Calathea

Calathea zebrina features striking foliage with bright and dark green stripes. It prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate shade.

Burro s Tail

Sedum morganianum is a trailing succulent with fleshy leaves. It prefers bright, indirect light but can adapt to low light, resulting in leggier growth.

Boston Fern

Nephrolepis exaltata Bostoniensis is known for its cascading fronds. It thrives in humid conditions similar to swamps and rainforests and tolerates low light well.