Pet Care

Umbrella Tree

Australian Ivy Palm
Additional Common Names: Schefflera, Australian Ivy Palm, Octopus Tree, Starleaf
Scientific Name: Brassaia actinophylla
Family: Araliaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Terpenoids, saponins, insoluble oxalates
Clinical Signs: While this plant does contain potentially toxic substances, the most common effects seen are mild vomiting and diarrhea.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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