Is Striped Dracaena Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Striped Dracaena

The Striped Dracaena is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, depression, dilated pupils, drooling, inappetence, incoordination, increased heart rate, lose of appetite, vomiting, and weakness.

The Striped Dracaena is a flowering plant species that is native throughout tropical Africa, from Sudan south to Mozambique, west to Côte d’Ivoire and southwest to Angola. This plant grows in upland regions at 600–2,250 m (1,970–7,380 ft) altitude.

The scientific name for this plant is Dracaena deremensis. Additional names for this plant include Corn Plant, Chinese Money Tree, Fortune Plant, Janet Craig Plant, and Warneckii.

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