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Safe indoor and outdoor plants and trees

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Here is a list of safe plants and trees for our avian friends...
 
Again if we missed anything please email us so it can add them to the list.
 

Indoor plants

 

ACACIA
ALOE
AFRICAN VIOLET
BABY'S TEARS
BAMBOO
BEGONIA
BOSTON FERN
BOUGAINVILLEA
CHICKWEED
CHRISTMAS CACTUS
CISSUS (KANGAROO
   VINE)
COLEUS
CORN PLANT
CRABAPPLE
DANDELION
DOGWOOD
DONKEY TAIL
DRACAENA VARIETIES
FERNS: (BIRD'S NEST,
    BOSTON, MAIDENHAIR)
FIGS: (CREEPING,
   RUBBER,
   FIDDLE LEAF, LAUREL
   LEAF)
GARDENIA
GRAPE IVY
HEN AND CHICKENS
IMPATIENS
JADE PLANT
KALANCHOE
MAGNOLIA
MARIGOLDS
MONKEY PLANT
MOTHER-IN-LAW
NASTURTIUM
NATAL PLUM
NORFOLK ISLAND PINE
ORCHIDS
PALMS: (ARECA, DATE,
   FAN, LADY, PARLOUR,
   HOWEIA, KENTIA,
   PHOWNIX, SAGO)
PEPPEROMIA
PETUNIA
PITTOSPORUM
PRAYER PLANT
PURPLE PASSION
ROSE
RUBBER PLANT
SCHEFFLERA
SENSITIVE PLANT
SNAKE PLANT
SPIDER PLANT
SWEDISH IVY
THISTLE
VELVET NETTLE
WANDERING JEW
WAX PLANT
WHITE CLOVER
YUCCA
ZEBRA PLANT
ZINNIA

Outdoor trees and Plants

 

AILANTHUS (Tree of Heaven)
APPLE (I believe pesticide residue is the periodic issue)
ALDER
ALMOND
ARALIA
ASH (Fraxinus)
ASPEN
BAMBOO
BARBERRY
BIRCH BEECH

BUTTERFLY  BUSH

CAMELLIA

COTTONWOOD
CRABAPPLE

CRAPE MYRTLE (not the same as myrtle)
DOGWOOD
DOUGLAS FIR (GENUS IS PSEUDOTSUGA)
ELM
ESCALLONIA
EUCALYPTUS
FIR (TRUE FIR GENUS IS ABIES)
GUAVA
HAWTHORN (GENUS IS CRATAEGUS)
LARCH
LILAC
MADRONA / MADRONE
MAGNOLIA
MANZANITA
MOCK ORANGE (According to Long Island Parrot Society)
MOUNTAIN ASH (GENUS IS SORBUS)
MULBERRY
NANDINA (HEAVENLY BAMBOO IS ONE COMMON NAME)
NORFOLK ISLAND PINE
NUT TREES (EXCLUDE CHESTNUT)
ORANGE(Sources lean heavily to safe)
OREGON GRAPE (GENUS IS MAHONIA)
PAPAYA
PEAR

PINE (PINUS)

POPLAR (GENUS IS POPULUS)
PUSSY WILLOW (IN THE SALIX GENUS)
RAPHIOLEPSIS
RUBBER PLANT (Ficus elastica)

RAPHIOLEPSIS
RUSSIAN OLIVE
SILK TREE
SPIRAEA
SPRUCE (GENUS IS PICEA)
STAGHORN SUMAC (Rhus typhina)
STRAWBERRY TREE (also an Arbutus like Madrone)
SWEET GUM (GENUS IS LIQUIDAMBAR)
SYCAMORE
VIBURNUM
VINE MAPLE
WEEPING WILLOW
WIEGELA
YUCCA

ACACIA
BOIS D'ARC (HORSE APPLE TREE)
BOTTLE BRUSH
CORK (NOT WOOD FROM CORK OAK, BUT THE CORK)

CORN PLANTS
DATE
DRACAENA
FIG
GINKGO
GRAPE PALM
GRAPE VINES
GUAVA
HACKBERRY
HIBISCUS
HICKORY
IRONWOOD (Apparently the "leaves" can be toxic)
JADE PLANT
KALANCHOE
MESQUITE (SHAVE SHARP PARTS OFF)
MIMOSA
MULBERRY (FRUITLESS)
PALM
PAPAYA
PECAN
RIBBONWOOD
SASSAFRAS
THURLOW
TREE FERN

 

Liz Elliott

Justine Brown