Poisonous plant material - Knowledgebase Question

Alexandria, VA
Question by bonittsj
September 21, 2006
Are the berries produced by the Nellie Stevens Holly or the Oak Leaf Red Holly poisonous to children?


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Answer from NGA
September 21, 2006

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Holly berries are toxic if consumed. If you're concerned about children eating holly berries, I'd recommend planting a shrub that does not produce berries. (Male hollies such as 'Blue Prince' do not produce berries.)

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