high calcium foods

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CourtneyAndCarl

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When I try to add variety to my tort's diet, I look up the type of plant to see if it's safe, and then I give it to him if it is. My problem is I don't know what kind of leaves have what.

Here is what he gets on a regular basis:
-dandelion leaves and flowers
-stonecrop
-hibiscus leaves
-baby lettuces and endive from spring mix (he doesn't like the other stuff in it)

Which of these has a lot of calcium? And what are some other common garden plants or weeds that I could add to his diet? I'm not a plant person, and my mother really isn't either, so all the plants in the garden she got because they "look pretty", she doesn't know the names for most of them.
 

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Mullberry leaves are high in calcium. Also opuntia cactus.
 

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WOW! Thanks for this Mark! Corrupted or not...it's still in the ballpark. I didn't realize that collards would be in the same range as opuntia and mulberry leaves.
 
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