The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Blackberry, Bramble

Latin Name:

Rubus fruticosus, Rubus sp.

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Blackberry leaves can contain low amounts of oxolates and are mostly harmless to humans, but if fed to a tortoise in excess, can strain the kidneys and lead to stones. Do not feed the fruit unless your tortoise is a fruit-eating species.