Is Nandina Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Nandina

The Nandina is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include coma, death, dyspnea, hyperventilation, incoordination, respiratory failure, seizures, and weakness.

Nandina displays a bright red fall foliage in winter and then gives a brand new stunning foliage in spring. Because of its appearance, they are commonly grown as ornamental plants. It is also the sole species in the monotypic genus Nandina. Its origin is eastern Asia, from Himalayas to Japan.

The scientific name for this plant is Nandina domestica. Additional name for this plant include Heavenly Bamboo, and Sacred Bamboo.

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