Is Metallic Leaf Begonia Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

The Metallic Leaf Begonia Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dehydration, kidney failure, oral sores, salivation and vomiting.

Metallic Leaf Begonia are shrublike evergreen perennial native to Brazil. They belong to family Begoniacea which bears asymmetrical, large green leaves with dark green veins. It cannot tolerate 50 °F and below temperature and when grown in temperate regions, it must be under glass.

The scientific name for this plant is Begonia metallica. Additional name for this plant is Metal-Leaf Begonia.

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