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Because plants are petite and cute, cheap and easy to handle, they have swept the green planting world in recent years and have become a favorite of many green plant lovers. Many people around Deepin Jun will keep a few pots.

However, not all succulents are innocent and harmless "good babies". The sap contained in many succulents may cause allergies, itching or wound infections after touching the skin. Once ingested into the human body, it will cause greater damage to the heart. You don’t know this.

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Red and swollen fingers, fleshy to cause trouble

Recently, Ms. Liu bought a pot of succulent called "Purple Pearl" at the flower market. After raising for half a month, she accidentally broke a leaf while watering. After a while, her hands started to itch with the juice. After consulting the doctor, I learned that the juice is poisonous and cannot directly touch the skin.

According to the doctor, many species of succulents are poisonous. After a person comes into contact with the juice, the skin will have symptoms such as redness, swelling, itching, and allergies. Once ingested to the human body, it will cause greater damage to the heart, and serious animal deaths after consumption.

Some fleshy bodies are poisonous

At present, there are more than 70 species of succulents in the world, which can be divided into more than 8 families. The common ones are Compositae, Agaveaceae, Cactaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Crassulaceae, Apricotaceae, Asclepiaceae, There are XNUMX families including Uniceraceae. Most of the domestic varieties were imported from abroad in the early stage and then cultivated to grow.

Regrettably, not all of the delicate and lovely "meats" are safe, and some of them contain toxins, and there are certain risks if they are improperly cultivated. For example, among succulents, most of the genus Qifengjin and Euphorbiaceae are poisonous.

It's better not to raise these succulents

There are these two

Weird Dragon

Bachelor tree

"Succulent and cute, be cautious when buying"

In fact, what is more worthy of our vigilance is the act of purchasing succulents from abroad.

Suzhou Inspection and Quarantine BureauAn important pest-Lycoris lycocidae has been detected many times from the succulents mailed in from Korea and the Netherlands. This is a newly discovered pest in mainland China in recent years. The host plant is widely cultivated. Come heavy losses.

Lycoris radiata

Therefore, if you want to import succulents from abroad, you need to go through the quarantine inspection and approval before entering the country, and issue a quarantine certificate issued by the official agency of the exporting country or region.

Before you buy succulents next time, remember to be careful when asking the shopkeeper what is safe and what to raise. Don't buy the dangerous succulents mentioned above. You can change it if you have a seed at home.

However, when we are raising succulents, as long as we try not to break or break it, let the skin or eyes touch the juice, and be careful not to let children eat it by mistake. Basically, there will be no big problems!

There are also 36 kinds of the most common succulent plant cultivation strategy, for you who like succulents!


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