Tortoise Edible Plants & Tortoise Edible Weeds that are safe for tortoises to eat including sulcata tortoise safe plants and more.
Various types of tortoises enjoy weeds, plants, and other edible greens. You can feed these types of plants to the following species: Sulcata tortoise, leopard tortoise, Indian star tortoise, Aldabra tortoise, Burmese star tortoise, Russian tortoise, greek tortoise, Hermann’s tortoise, Egyptian tortoise, pancake tortoises, and most other species of tortoise for sale.
Recommended basic food plants:
In practice, the important thing is to provide a variety of fresh ‘natural’ graze. This is vastly superior to ‘supermarket salads’ and will supply a far greater range of minerals and essential trace elements. The fiber content will also be far high than ‘commercial’ salads. If you can manage to grow some of these plants in your tortoise enclosure your tortoises will certainly appreciate your efforts. Not only Mediterranean tortoises will benefit from a healthier diet. Ashley Woods, a Tortoise Trust member who keeps and breeds leopard tortoises (Geochelone pardalis), includes several wild plants in their daily diet:
Please note this list is in addition to a large free-range area where animals can graze and browse on various grasses and clovers – the grass is a very important factor in the diet of leopard and sulcata tortoises, for example. Don’t forget Mazuri tortoise chow, as a 2-3 day a week staple!
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