Is Ti-Plant Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Ti-Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, depression, hypersalivation, dilated pupils, droolng and vomiting.

Ti-Plant resembles a palm that could grow up to 4 meters and features beautifully elongated fan-like leaves. They are commonly grown as traditional medicine, food and ornamental plants because of their colorful leaves. They are culturally important for the animistic religion of Papua New Guinea and Papuan peoples of the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Austronesian and Island Southeast Asia. They belong to the family Asparagaceae.

The scientific name for this plant is Cordyline terminalis. Additional name for this plant include Baby Doll Ti Plant, Cabbage Palm, Good-Luck Plant, Hawaiian Ti Plant, Palm Lily and Ti-Plant.

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