Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: vivarium plants

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Post Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 11:13 pm   vivarium plants

I'm sure I've asked this before but I can't find the thread :oops:

We've got Apollo in a big rubbermaid with topsoil and spagnum moss, and I'd like to actually put some real plants in with him. Can anyone suggest plants that will be safe should he decide to nibble?
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Post Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:24 am   

I know hostas are edible, and I believe there are some types of cactus but I can't say what exactly.

I had a couple live hostas in w/my boxies but they uprooted them pretty much every day. I also planted grass in the enclosure a while back and they seemed to enjoy that.
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Post Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:21 pm   

I planted Spring Mix seeds, hosta's, strawberry plants, grape vines, Rose of Shannon, hibiscus, dandelion, geranium, and butter lettuce and pansies.
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Post Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:23 pm   

Awesome! I'll have to take this list next time i go to the store!
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