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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

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BRIEF: Are ligustrum hedges poisonous?

Are ligustrum hedges poisonous? My poodles are always grabbing the branches and chewing on them.


Yes they are, but if they aren't sick, then your poodles may not have eaten enough yet to cause a problem. I would discourage them, however...