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#1 aud7

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 08:12 AM

At last i have managed to find what i think is Bindweed, near to where i stay. Could anyone please confirm it is indeed bindweed before i feed it to my hermanne tortoise. Is it just the white flower thats safe to eat or can he eat the leaves too? Thanks.

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 09:40 AM

Bindweed flowers and leaves are fine in moderation, Aud, but please check you’ve identified it correctly first; have a look on Google Images. You’re most likely right, it’s easily recognised. It’s best to pick this from an outside source; because of the long tough tendrils that run off it, there’s a chance of strangulation if it’s grown in the tortoise enclosure.

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 11:01 PM

Thank you Graham for all your help and advice. I tried to attach a photo to my initial posting for clarification that it is bindweed but for some reqson it doesnt seem to have worked. I will try again.




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