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What are some of the most poisonous plants? More explanation within. Answered

Well, to make a long story short, I am making a bed of poisonous plants and doing some research. It will have a fence around it and everything will be labeled so you do NOT eat it. We have lots of toddlers around.... and it would be bad if they ate anything poisonous.

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AndyGadget
AndyGadget

11 years ago

Hemlock would always be in my list - We've got enough to wipe out a small village at the bottom of the garden.
However, it does depend whereabouts in the world you are. When I was a really young lad I used to play with some very pretty black and red seeds which came out of a pair of maracas. We only found later that I'd probably have died if I'd eaten one of them.

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Johenix
Johenix

Answer 8 years ago

Rosary Peas or Jdackary seeds

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Kraethi
Kraethi

11 years ago

for clarification.... the "point to and say 'deadly bed'" one.

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lemonie
lemonie

Answer 11 years ago

Thanks, and best wishes for it. Make an instructable out of it? L

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lemonie
lemonie

11 years ago

What do you want from this - something that looks nice or something you can point to and say "deadly bed"?
Digitalis can be fatal if eaten, not uncommon in gardens, looks quite nice too.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

Answer 11 years ago

Nightshade is not as toxic as its "deadly" reputation would have it, and is in fact a fairly common ornamental in some areas. On the other hand, it's flat-out illegal in some areas since it can be an invasive. Which points out another concern: Find out what's legal in your area both w/r/t toxicity AND from horticultural concerns. Reminder: A sign may be nowhere near enough. You should also check your local "attractive nuisance" laws.

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Kraethi
Kraethi

11 years ago

Yes, I am fairly well versed in such things, I am a home/allopath in training... : / I do know a fairly large amount, and I have a large amount of safety paraphernelia. (Not to brag). I will definitely consult my large uber book of plants. :) thanks