1. Welcome! Are you interested in tortoises? If so, we invite you to join our community! Our community is the #1 place for tortoise keepers to talk online. Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your tortoise and enclosure, and discuss any tortoise topic with other tortoise keepers. Get started today!

Best leaf and flower

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by Benjtort, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. Benjtort

    Benjtort Active Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Location (City and/or State):
    What would the best leaf and flower be for a sulcata I’ve heard hibiscus but are there any more and is hibiscus nutritious for a sulcata
  2. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

    Jan 23, 2008
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Location (City and/or State):
    Clovis, CA
    (These ads do not appear for registered members.)
    It never occurred to me to search for "best." I just pick all edibles and mix them up in the tortoises' diets. Because I offer a wide variety, I don't key into just one item as being 'best.'
  3. Bambam1989

    Bambam1989 Well-Known Member

    Aug 15, 2017
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Location (City and/or State):
    I agree with Yvonne.
    To say that one was the "best" would imply that it provided complete and perfect nutritional value.
    I can recommend some good options.
    Hibiscus leaves and flowers
    Rose leaves and flowers
    Grape leaves
    Hosta leaves
    Dandelion leaves and flowers
    Cactus pads (Opuntia/nopales)
    Aloe vera
    The list is long and varied..
    Have you seen this website, it can be helpful.
    Benjtort likes this.
  4. no one

    no one Guest

    If something is "best" it would be cactus pads. I think... at least that is what I understood. Anyone can correct me if I am wrong. But variety is truly best, like said.
Similar Threads: Best leaf
Forum Title Date
Tortoise Diet and Food Best way to preserve Hibiscus flower and leaf for winter? Jun 30, 2018
Tortoise Diet and Food List of best C:P greens and fruits? Dec 11, 2018
Tortoise Diet and Food What’s the best place and plants/weeds to grow inside? Jul 15, 2018
Tortoise Diet and Food What are the best store bought foods? Nov 29, 2017
Tortoise Diet and Food Best worms for protein Sep 6, 2017

Share This Page