Pet Care

Sprengeri Fern

Asperagus Fern
Additional Common Names: Asparagus, Emerald Feather, Emerald Fern, Plumosa Fern, Lace Fern, Racemose Asparagus, Shatavari
Scientific Name: Asparagus densiflorus cv sprengeri
Family: Liliaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Sapogenins
Clinical Signs: allergic dermatitis with repeated dermal exposure. Berry ingestion could result in gastric upset (vomiting, abdominal pain, or diarrhea.)

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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