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Morning Glory


Active Member
Jun 10, 2019
Location (City and/or State)
Valley Springs, Ca.
I have a ? about morning glory. It is on the do not feed list and it says because of seeds. Just wondering if the flowers or leaves are also bad?


Well-Known Member
Tortoise Club
Platinum Tortoise Club
Feb 17, 2016
Location (City and/or State)
Newport Coast, CA
We’ve been through this a bit and even brought in our local expert, Iochroma. The conclusion was the same, it is the seeds that are unsafe. The rest of the plant is fine.

I feed it to my Russian on occasion. It’s related to several plants she enjoys but this one isn’t her favorite, I think you have a juvenile sulcata? I‘d offer a small small amount now and then but wouldn’t let it free graze on that plant for a while. I understand sulcatas can be pigs with their food and chow down on anything.

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