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QUESTION! (mulberry leaves)

Octavious22

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Redfoot tortoise keepers, are Mulberry tree leaves that don’t produce fruit still edible? Can tortoises still consume them? or only fruit bearing Mulberry tree leaves? Yay or Nay?
 

TammyJ

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Yes
But don't be surprised if your Redfoot still doesn't eat them.
I would not be surprised, it seems to me that tortoises natural food grows low to the ground, like they are.
 

ZEROPILOT

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My Redfoot only ate the tiny, new leaves of my dwarf mulberry tree. Once they grew into fuzzy leaves, they wouldn't touch them.
I accidentally killed the tree last year.
 

Octavious22

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Ok thank you all who replied. I will give it a try and see if my tortoises like them.
 
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