Is Exotica Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Exotica is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include difficulty swallowing, drooling, irritation of mouth, pawing in the mouth and vomiting.

Exotica is a very popular houseplant and common among household plants which can tolerate a wide range of conditions. Plants may flower at any time of the year. It is a poisonous plant  that can cause and skin irritation and swelling of the throat.

The scientific name for this plant is Dieffenbachia amoena. Additional name for this plant include Charming Dieffenbachia, Dieffenbachia, Dumbcane, Exotica Perfection, Giant Dumb Cane, Leopard Lily, Spotted Dumb Cane and Tropic Snow.

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