What NOT to feed your rabbit….67 Things That are Poisonous to Bunnies

Especially important as the holiday season approaches, rabbit owners should be aware that the plants in their home may be poisonous. The following is a listing of plants normally thought to be poisonous. Unless otherwise stated, consider all parts of the plant poisonous. You should restrict your pets’ access to questionable plants.

Agave (leaves)
Amaryllis (bulbs)
Apple (seeds)
Azalea
Bird of Paradise (seeds)
Bloodroot
Buttercup (leaves)
Black Locust (seeds)
Boxwood (leaves/twigs)
Buckeye (seeds)
Buckthorn (berries)
Caladium
Calla (rhizome)
Castor Bean (seed)
Christmas Rose
Cone Flower
Crown of Thorns
Daffodil
Daphne
Delphinium
Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia)
Eggplant (plant)
Elderberry (unripe berries)
Elephant Ear
Flowering Tobacco
Foxglove
Holly (berries)
Horsechestnut (nuts)
Hyacinth
Iris
Ivy, Boston & English (berries)
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Jerusalem Cherry
Jimson Weed
Jonquil
Lantana
Larkspur
Lily-of-the-Valley
Lupine
Mayapple
Mistletoe (berries)
Morning Glory (seeds)
Mustard (root)
Narcissus
Nicotiana
Nightshade
Oleander
Philodendron
Poison Hemlock
Poison Ivy
Potato (green)
Privet (berries)
Ranunculus
Rhododendron
Rhubarb (leaf blade)
Rosary Pea (seed)
Snow-on-the-Mountain
Sweet Pea (seeds)
Sweet Potato
Skunk Cabbage
Tansy
Tomato (leaves)
Tulip
Virginia Creeper (berries)
Water Hemlock
Wisteria (seeds/pods)
Yew (berries)

Never hesitate to seek medical aid if you think a person or animal has ingested a poisonous substance.

Compiled by the University of Illinois’ College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Reprinted with permission. Copyright 1995 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

  • http://www.stephengalgocy.com Stephen

    I can’t believe the apple seeds are bad.

  • Cbear2536

    awesome this is just what I’m looking for when I get my first rabbit
    it the best

  • http://www.theacuffzoo.com/ Heather :)

    Thanks so much for this! Just got my first bunny yesterday, and I can’t believe how different their diets are compared to the birds I’ve always had!

  • McKayla

    can rabbits eat the leaves of potatoe plants?

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