Are Yucca Plants Poisonous?

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Majority of homes have gardens and plants that may do harm to pets. Yucca is a plant that normally grows in the desert. The yucca plant contains steroidal saponins that may cause complications when ingested. This plant is mostly poisonous to large animals who are ingesting large amounts. Symptoms to watch for include, drooling, vomiting, weakness, and incoordination. Cats may suffer from dilated pupils. If you believe that your pet may have ingested part of this plant, contact your local your veterinarian immediately.
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As for what I have read there are no poisonous parts to the yucca
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1. Buy Red Yucca seeds from a seed company. This ensures the plants will have predictable characteristics, particularly with regard to the color of the flowers. 2. Select a planting
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1. Cut the plants back to ground level. If the trunk is too large to cut with shears, you may need to use an ax or chain saw. Ad. 2. Cover the areas where yuccas grew with heavy pieces
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According to wikivet it can cause haemolysis (bursting of the red blood cells) The only treatment for that is transfusion if it is really severe?
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