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16 May 2018 - 10:51 PM

Hi everyone,
Went to Dobbies to buy a campanula plant so that I could grow it for my tortoise to eat later in the year. Only problem was, when I looked there were quite a number of different campanulas and I was at a loss at to which one I should buy. Can anyone advise me if hermann tortoises have a preference or will any campanula do? Many thanks.


06 April 2018 - 10:55 PM

Hi everyone, its been a while since I've had a question, which is surely a good thing but today I made a start buying plants and planting them in the big tub I have specifically for my tortoise's food. I got edible nasturtium,forget me not, and also I bought chicory. The chicory seems to grow quite tall and I got it at the veg/herb section of my garden centre. Now I'm worried in case this is not the right kind of chicory. I didn't realise there was a wild chicory!! Is it safe for my Hermann tortoise to eat the leaves and flowers of what I bought. I have started early because I do not feed him til the plants have grown a lot and I am sure its all new leaves/flowers and therefore no risk of chemicals from garden centre.
I also noticed last year that he seemed to prefer violas to pansies, is that ok or should I persevere with the pansies.
Thanks for any advice anyone can offer.