Is Corn Plant Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Corn Plant

The Corn Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, anorexia, depression, dilated pupils, drunken appearance, hypersalivation, and vomiting.

Corn plant is a native plant  throughout Africa. It is primarily popular as a houseplant because of its tolerance from a wide range of indoor conditions. It propagated by cutting segments of old stems.Few hummingbird species visit the flowers which helps in the cultivation.

The scientific name for this plant is Dracaena fragrans. Additional name for this plant include Cornstalk Plant, Corn Plant, Dracaena, Dragon Tree, Massangeana Cane, Mass Cane, Ribbon Plant, and Striped Dragon Palm.

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