Is Giant Dracaena Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Giant Dracaena

The Giant Dracaena is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, depression, dilated pupils, excessive saliva, lack of appetite, hypersalivation, and vomiting.

The Giant Dracaena is a widely branched monocot tree native to New Zealand. Its not a good plant for hot tropical regions. They are mostly grown as an ornamental tree in higher latitude Northern Hemisphere countries.

The scientific name for this plant is Cordyline australis. Additional names for this plant include Cabbage Palm, Cabbage Tree, Grass Palm, and Palm Lily.

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