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Yaupon Holly enclosure safe

Discussion in 'General Tortoise Discussion' started by helosoldier66, Mar 4, 2018.

  1. helosoldier66

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    Anyone have experience with Yaupon Holly scientific name IlexVomitoria. I have 3 large bushes in an area I could use for an outdoor enclosure. I need to know if they are safe to leave in place or should I remove them.
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    I don't know about the vomitoria species, but the aquifolium species is poisonous to torts. You know the old saying: "when in doubt..."
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    Yeah, I found the answer online that ALL Ilex species are toxic. Thanks
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