corn plant, cornstalk plant, Dracaena, dragon tree, red-marginated Dracaena, red-margined Dracaena
Toxicity to pets
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.
Common signs to watch for:
- Abdominal pain
- Dilated pupils (in cats)
The content of this page is not veterinary advice. A number of factors (amount of substance ingested, size of the animal, allergies, etc.) determine what is toxic to a particular pet. If you think your pet has eaten something potentially toxic, call Pet Poison Helpline or seek immediate veterinary treatment.