Is Jade Plant Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Jade

The Jade Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include depression, incoordination, slow heart rate, vomiting and weakness.

Jade Plant is a succulent plant that has smooth, shiny and thick leaves growing opposite in the branches. It features white or pink flowers and rich jade green leaves that may also appear yellow-green. They are low maintenance plants since it can thrive with less water and indoors. They are also called money, native to the KwaZulu-Natal province and Eastern Cape of South Africa and Mozambique.

The scientific name for this plant is Crassula argentea. Additional name for this plant include Baby Jade, Beestebul, Dwarf Rubber Plant, Jade Tree, Chinese Rubber Plant, Kerkij, Kerky, Kerky Bush, Jade Plant, Japanese Rubber Plant, Plakkies and Pink Joy.

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