Ribbon Plant


Pictured: Dracaena

Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate

Common signs to watch for:

  • Drooling
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weakness
  • Incoordination
  • Dilated pupils (in cats)

Ribbon plant is a common name used for many species of Dracaena plants. They are evergreen-like plants that varies in size, from a small ornamental to a small tree. Dracaena species plants contain saponins which may cause drooling, vomiting, weakness, incoordination and dilated pupils (cats) when ingested.

Poison type: plants

Alternate names: corn plant, cornstalk plant, Dracaena, dragon tree, red-marginated Dracaena, red-margined Dracaena