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Parrot Safe House Plants?

Discussion in 'Parrot Chatter' started by Heather2131, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    So to save me from looking through lists of safe plants and names I don't recognise, I wondered what parrot safe house plants you guys have?

    I'd like some plants in my bedroom that are parrot safe and not easily destroyed in one parrot bite!
    Obviously I won't allow them to destroy the plant but sometimes they can get a bite in before I'm able to stop them and if it's a one stem flower... Well that's it gone haha which is what happened to many of my mother's orchids...
    Orchids are parrot safe arent they? Might get one and pop it somewhere the birds don't venture.

    On another note if anyone has a list of non toxic house plants/flowers that would be appreciated too!
     
  2. Michael Reynolds

    Michael Reynolds Regular Member

    I think there is a list on this site the only one I normally keep is the Aloe Vera plant but that got slightly eaten not long ago so I must get another.
     
  3. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Yes I have an aloe Vera plant too
     
  4. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    I found a link to a list on a previous thread however it wouldnt open and said it may have been deleted
     
  5. JessCheekyMia

    JessCheekyMia Regular Member

  6. JessCheekyMia

    JessCheekyMia Regular Member

    Also it say's orchid is ok
     
  7. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Thank you... I think I'll go for a spider plant... The name is off putting but I'm sure the plant isn't haha
     
  8. TomsMum

    TomsMum Administrator Staff Member Admin

  9. Michael Reynolds

    Michael Reynolds Regular Member

    :emoji_spider:I am certain me and jess can send you some spiders to go with it Heather if you want :emoji_spider::emoji_spider::emoji_spider:
     
  10. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Got plenty here already thanks Michael :emoji_scream:
     
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  11. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Is there any safe indoor ivy?
     
  12. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Ah I've just read ivy is toxic :(
     
  13. Michael Reynolds

    Michael Reynolds Regular Member

    :emoji_elephant::emoji_rhino: I do not know if these lovely animals will be safe in your home but its the best way of seeing Ivory what do others think
     
  14. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Ah now I've read a few species of ivy that is safe...
     
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  15. Michael Reynolds

    Michael Reynolds Regular Member

    I know my mother (Ivy) would of been safe around your birds she loved mine
     
  16. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

  17. TomsMum

    TomsMum Administrator Staff Member Admin

  18. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Eee I wish they'd stop giving false names to things haha

    I like devils ivy but on other sites it says toxic so I won't be getting it
    That site I linked really shouldn't be saying its safe
     
  19. RoyJess

    RoyJess Regular Member

    We have recently purchased the following house plants, all of which are supposed to be bird safe. But they also have additional benefits of reducing the moisture, mould and toxins in your home.

    I put decorative gravel on top of the soil to prevent mould. When watering them, I let the pot drain of excess water water (I discard the excess water) and then I place the pot on to a tray filled with gravel to prevent the bottom sitting in water which can rot the roots.

    Even though these are bird safe, I still ensure that our birds don't eat them.

    1. Boston Fern
    2. Spider Plant
    3. Areca Palm, helps to remove deadly toxins, good to put next to that furniture that has just been varnished.

    More info here, but please note that not all the plants on the website are bird safe

    https://www.naturallivingideas.com/plants-reduce-humidity/

    We do have English Ivy in our bathroom which helps with the humidity, but we are aware that this it toxic to parrots, but the birds are not allowed to roam into the bathroom.

    This site gives a list of toxic and safe plants as well as a whole list of toxic substances

    http://www.plannedparrothood.com/plants.html
     
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  20. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Guest

    Areca palm is beautiful and something like what ive been looking for, thanks @RoyJess

    I do struggle to keep house plants alive so I might have brush up on those skills first :emoji_grimacing: