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*With any plants/foods,etc you should always make sure it is pesticide free. With any branches, make sure they are properly disinfected before offering. I rinse mine of excess dirt, etc, soak in a vinegar solution for five minutes or more, rinse again with hot water, boil in water for ten minutes or more, then allow them to dry.

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SAFE PLANTS & TREES


Acacia
African Violets
Alder
Almond
Aloe
Apple
Arbutus
Areca
Ash
Asparagus
Asparagus Fern
Aspen
Australian Umbrella Tree
Baby's Tears
Bamboo
Basil
Bear's garlic
Beech
Begonia
Birch
Bird Nest Fern
Bois d'arc
Borage
Boston Fern
Bottle Brush
Bougainvillea
Bromeliads
Burnet
Butterfly Cane
Carrot
Chervil
Chickweed
Chives
Christmas Cactus
Cissus Kangaroo Vines
Citrus (any)
Coffee Tree
Coleus
Coriander
Cork Oak
Corn Plant
Cottonwood
Crabapple-branch only *the fruit/seeds are toxic*
Creeping Charlie
Cress
Dandelion
Date
Date Palm
Deer's Foot
Dill
Dogwood
Donkey Tail
Dracaena
Dragon Tree
Easter Cactus
Elephant Foot Tree
Elk's Horn
Elm
Eucalyptus
European Fan
Fan
Fennel
Fig Species
Fiji
Fir
Fishtail
Fruitless Mulberry
Ginkgo
Gold Dust Dracaena
Grape Palm
Grape Vines
Guava
Hackberry
Hawthorn
Hazelnut
Hibiscus
Hickory
Holly Berries
Horse Apple
Howeia
Ironwood
Kentia
Lady
Lady Palm
Larch
Lilac
Liquidambar
Lovage
Madrona
Magnolia
Maidenhair
Manzanita
Maple
Marjoram
Mediterranean Laurel
Mesquite
Mimosa
Mint
Mint
Motherfern
Mulberry
Norfolk Island Pine
Nuts (except chestnut and oak)
Oregano
Papaya
Parlour
Parlour
Parsley
Passion Flower Vine
Pear
Pecan
Peperomia
Petunia
Pine
Pittosporum
Polypody
Pony Tail Palm
Poplar
Pothos
Prayer Plant
Purple Passion
Purslane
Pygmy Date
Pyracantha (Ripe Berries Only)
Red-Margined Dracaena
Rhapis
Ribbon
Ribbonwood
Roebelin
Roquette
Rose
Rosemary
Rubber Plant
Sage
Sago
Sago Palm
Sassafras
Savory
Schefflera
Sensitive Plant
Sentry Palm
Sequoia (Redwood)
Snake Plant
Spider Plant
Spruce
Squirrel's Foot
Staghorn
Swedish Ivy
Sweet Gum
Sword
Sycamore
Tarragon
Thanksgiving Cactus
Thistle
Thurlow
Thyme
Toyon Tree
Tree Fern
Umbrella Plant
Vine Maple
Wandering Jew
White Clover
Willow
Wine Palm
Yucca
Zebra Plant

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If there is anything left out please add it to the list. If you're wondering about a plant that's not on this list, just call it toxic. Better safe then sorry.
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A little note. I see snake plant (Sansevieria) in safe plant lists all over the place. Snake Plants are not safe for any animals. They are from the Agave family, all of which have saponins. Saponins are what male soap wort and plants like bull rush bubble when used to clean things. If ingested, they cause bubbling and aspiration within a few hours to a day, and they will die, unless you can get them to the vet ASAP. I am speaking from experience. I have over 30 different species of Sansevieria and I DO NOT let any of my animals around them. We lost a family pet who took a chunk of one. It was a painful death to say the least.

Figs and plants of the ficus family are not safe for hookbills either. Some birds, like fig eaters can be around ficus, but hookbills cannot as they will eat the bark and ingest the sap. I have been researching plants safe for aviary birds and figs were put on the no-no list. Magnolias were also a plant on the list, also because of the sap. Fruit trees can also be problematic. Some fruit have seeds that are toxic to birds, like apples and most pit fruit.

Umbrella plant is related to philodendron, so are dragon trees, Dracaena, Corn Plant, and Pothos. They are all cousins to Dieffenbachia which is also named "Dumb Cane". All are toxic to birds.

There are two houseplants known as Creeping Charlie, one is a Pilea, the other is a Plectranthus, a mint cousin. The Pilea is not safe for birds. There is also a weed called Creeping Charlie, (Glechoma hederacea), It also is not advised for birds.

This is the problem with using common names for lists like this. Someone might see corn plant and think of the houseplant, when in actuality they mean the 6 ft tall grain.
 

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"Maple: Originally, this page only listed two maple trees: vine maple as safe, and red maple as potentially harmful. I've included "maple" in the safe list now, but with this condition: remove the bark. It may not be absolutely neccessary, but it's the only way that I'll suggest most of that tree genus. From what I've read, the bark of many maple trees, like vine maple or Japanese maple, etc., is fine. Meaning, the bark in itself is not deemed a problem. But red maple (Acer rubrum) can harbor a fungus. Inhalation of exuded residue may be harmful. Maple wood - in general - should be safe for natural wood bird perches once bark is removed. One source wrote that "red maple" is bad for horses, not really specifying why. Currently, I'd use almost any maple branch for a bird toy or perch.."

Found here:

http://www.mdvaden.com/bird_page.shtml
 
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