Tomato Plants
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Growing vegetables in a Childcare Centre

Zone Katanning Western Australia | Anonymous added on April 16, 2018 | Answered

Are tomato leaves and stems poisonous? I have conflicting information & need to know if they are a safe plant before they are planted.

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on April 16, 2018

    This poison control center lists tomato leaves as "1" on a 0 to 3 toxicity scale and tomato vines as "2":
    http://illinoispoisoncenter.org/plant-list

    There are some safer plants that you might consider. For example, squash leaves and vines are actually edible.

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