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Miniature Croton

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Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild

Common signs to watch for:

  • Drooling
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin irritation

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Croton is a common name often used for Codiaeum variegatum, an ornamental plant. Ingestion may cause mild oral and gastrointestinal irritation resulting in mild drooling, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. Skin irritation may also occur after exposure to the sap but tends to be mild.

Poison type: Plants

Scientific name: Codiaeum variegatum

Alternate names: croton, garden croton