Is Sprengeri Fern Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Sprengeri Fern

The Sprengeri Fern is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, allergic dermatitis, anorexia, diarrhea and vomiting.

Sprengeri Fern is native to southern Africa from Mozambique to South Africa. It is now a separate species from Asparagus aethiopicus. It is a widely cultivated evergreen plant but it cannot tolerate the cold season so it is usually grown under glass. 

The scientific name for this plant is Asparagus densiflorus cv sprengeri. Additional name for this plant include Asparagus, Asparagus Fern, Climbing Asparagus, Climing Feather Fern, Emerald Feather, Emerald Fern, Feather Fern, Lace Fern, Plumosa Fern, Rasemose Asparagus, and Shatavari.

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