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Is the chinese foxglove poisonous to pets?


By Salem

United Kingdom Gb

Thank you to everyones quick reply. Nicky I don't know the species so have attached a picture if it helps. Not good with computers so hope it works ok!!!

On plant Rehmannia - chinese foxglove




Not that I am aware of and cats don't normally eat plants - at least none of ours have apart from course grass

18 Jul, 2009


Ive just read-

Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Best to fence off from pets if possible and dispose of any dead or manky dying bits carefully and probably not compsot if the cats can get to the compost

18 Jul, 2009


Are you sure you were reading about the same plant Nicky? It has been used in Chinese medicine for hundreds if not thousands of years. I've checked dozens of sites on google and not one of them says any part of the plant is poisonous

19 Jul, 2009


Yep Rehmannia, But it depends on the species your growing- Rehmannia glutinosa isnt poisonous, but other Rehmannia are!

19 Jul, 2009

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