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Aeonium

Aeonium

Common name : Aeonium
Latin name : Aeonium spp.
Family name : Crassulaceae

May have a laxative effect, so feed in moderation.

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Agave (Century Plant)

Agave (Century Plant)

Common name : Agave (Century Plant)
Latin name : Agave spp.
Family name : Agavaceae

This plant should be fed in moderation as it can have a laxative effect.

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Aloe (Aloe Vera)

Aloe (Aloe Vera)

Common name : Aloe (Aloe Vera)
Latin name : Aloe spp; esp. Aloe vera, syn. Aloe vulgaris/Aloe barbadensis
Family name : Xanthorrhoeaceae

Has a laxative effect on tortoises so only offer a little as part of a wider varied diet.

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Broadleaf Stonecrop (Sedum Spathulifolium)

Broadleaf Stonecrop (Sedum Spathulifolium)

Common name : Broadleaf Stonecrop (Sedum Spathulifolium)
Latin name : Sedum spathulifolium
Family name : Crassulaceae

This is fine to feed to your tortoise in small amounts.

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Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus

Common name : Christmas Cactus
Latin name : Schlumbergera bridgesii
Family name : Cactaceae (Cactus family).

Safe for tortoises as a treat every now and again.

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Easter Cactus

Easter Cactus

Common name : Easter Cactus
Latin name : Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri; Hatiora gaertneri
Family name : Cactaceae

Feed as a treat occasionally.

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Echeveria (Hens and Chicks)

Echeveria (Hens and Chicks)

Common name : Echeveria (Hens and Chicks)
Latin name : Echeveria spp.
Family name : Crassulaceae

A safe plant but feed in moderation to your tortoise.

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Euphorbia - Succulent

Euphorbia - Succulent

Common name : Euphorbia - Succulent
Latin name : Euphorbia spp.
Family name : Euphorbiaceae

Best to avoid.

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Flaming Katy (Kalanchoe)

Flaming Katy  (Kalanchoe)

Common name : Flaming Katy (Kalanchoe)
Latin name : Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana
Family name : Crassulaceae

This plant is toxic.

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Gasteria

Gasteria

Common name : Gasteria
Latin name : Gasteria spp.
Family name : Xanthorrhoeaceae/Asphodelaceae

Gasteria is safe to be fed to your tortoise but only offer small amounts as it may have a laxative effect on your tortoise.

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Haworthia

Haworthia

Common name : Haworthia
Latin name : Haworthia spp.
Family name : Aloaceae/Asphodelaceae/Liliaceae

Safe to feed, but only offer in small quantities.

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Heartleaf Iceplant (Baby Sun Rose; Aptenia)

Heartleaf Iceplant (Baby Sun Rose; Aptenia)

Common name : Heartleaf Iceplant (Baby Sun Rose; Aptenia)
Latin name : Aptenia cordifolia
Family name : Aizoaceae

Fine to feed you your tortoise.

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Hottentot Fig (Ice Plant, Iceplant, Pigface)

Hottentot Fig (Ice Plant, Iceplant, Pigface)

Common name : Hottentot Fig (Ice Plant, Iceplant, Pigface)
Latin name : Carpobrotus edulis
Family name : Aizoaceae

The leaves are fine in moderation.

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House Leek (Sempervivum; Hens and Chicks)

House Leek (Sempervivum; Hens and Chicks)

Common name : House Leek (Sempervivum; Hens and Chicks)
Latin name : Sempervivum spp.
Family name : Crassulaceae

A safe plant which should be offered in moderation.

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Ice Plant (Iceplant, Trailing Ice Plant, Dew Flower)

Ice Plant (Iceplant, Trailing Ice Plant, Dew Flower)

Common name : Ice Plant (Iceplant, Trailing Ice Plant, Dew Flower)
Latin name : Delosperma spp.; Lampranthus spp.; Drosanthemum spp.
Family name : Aizoaceae

Use as part of a varied diet.

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Jade Plant (Friendship Tree, Money Plant, Money Tree, Crassula Ovata)

Jade Plant (Friendship Tree,  Money Plant, Money Tree, Crassula Ovata)

Common name : Jade Plant (Friendship Tree, Money Plant, Money Tree, Crassula Ovata)
Latin name : Crassula ovata; Crassula argentea; Crassula portulacea
Family name : Crassulaceae

Most tortoises donít bother with it but feed only new growth if at all.

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Mother of Thousands (Mexican Hat, Chandelier Plant, Devils Backbone, Alligator Plant)

Mother of Thousands (Mexican Hat, Chandelier Plant, Devils Backbone, Alligator Plant)

Common name : Mother of Thousands (Mexican Hat, Chandelier Plant, Devils Backbone, Alligator Plant)
Latin name : Kalanchoe daigremontiana, syn. Bryophyllum daigremontianum; Kalanchoe delagoensis, syn. K. tubiflora
Family name : Crassulaceae

We recommend that you do not feed this plant to your tortoise.

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Opuntia Cactus (Prickly Pear/Nopales)

Opuntia Cactus (Prickly Pear/Nopales)

Common name : Opuntia Cactus (Prickly Pear/Nopales)
Latin name : Opuntia spp.
Family name : Cactaceae

Fine to feed but may have a laxative effect.

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Pachyphytum Bracteosum

Pachyphytum Bracteosum

Common name : Pachyphytum Bracteosum
Latin name : Pachyphytum bracteosum
Family name : Crassulaceae

Fine in moderation.

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Paddle Plant (Flapjack Plant, Red Lips Kalanchoe, Desert Cabbage)

Paddle Plant (Flapjack Plant, Red Lips Kalanchoe, Desert Cabbage)

Common name : Paddle Plant (Flapjack Plant, Red Lips Kalanchoe, Desert Cabbage)
Latin name : Kalanchoe luciae; syn. Kalanchoe thyrsiflora
Family name : Crassulaceae

We do not recommend you feeding this plant to your tortoise.

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Panda Plant (Chocolate Soldier, Pussy Ears, Elephant Ear Kalanchoe)

Panda Plant (Chocolate Soldier, Pussy Ears, Elephant Ear Kalanchoe)

Common name : Panda Plant (Chocolate Soldier, Pussy Ears, Elephant Ear Kalanchoe)
Latin name : Kalanchoe tomentosa; Kalanchoe beharensis
Family name : Crassulaceae

We recommend that you do not feed this plant to your tortoise.

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Red Pitaya (Dragonfruit, Hylocereus)

Red Pitaya (Dragonfruit, Hylocereus)

Common name : Red Pitaya (Dragonfruit, Hylocereus)
Latin name : Hylocereus spp.
Family name : Cactaceae

Fed occasionally as a treat.

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Sedum (Stonecrop)

Sedum (Stonecrop)

Common name : Sedum (Stonecrop)
Latin name : Sedum spp.
Family name : Crassulaceae

Fine to feed to your tortoise as part of a varied diet. Too much may cause the tortoise to have diarrhoea.

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Sedum Acre (Biting Stonecrop, Gold Moss, Wall Pepper)

Sedum Acre (Biting Stonecrop, Gold Moss, Wall Pepper)

Common name : Sedum Acre (Biting Stonecrop, Gold Moss, Wall Pepper)
Latin name : Sedum acre
Family name : Crassulaceae

Be sure of the exact Sedum you feed as this one is toxic.

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Sedum Album (White Stone Crop)

Sedum Album (White Stone Crop)

Common name : Sedum Album (White Stone Crop)
Latin name : Sedum album
Family name : Crassulaceae

Feed as part of a varied diet.

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Sedum Reflexum

Sedum Reflexum

Common name : Sedum Reflexum
Latin name : Sedum reflexum; syn. Sedum rupestre
Family name : Crassulaceae

Fine to feed the whole of this plant as part of a varied diet.

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Sedum Spurium (Dragonís Blood Sedum; Tricolour Stonecrop; Two Row Stonecrop)

Sedum Spurium (Dragonís Blood Sedum; Tricolour Stonecrop; Two Row Stonecrop)

Common name : Sedum Spurium (Dragonís Blood Sedum; Tricolour Stonecrop; Two Row Stonecrop)
Latin name : Sedum spurium
Family name : Crassulaceae

Fine to feed in small quantities.

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