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Tortoise Edible Plants & Weeds

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 tortoise safe plants

  • Dandelion (Taraxacum officianale)
  • Hawkbits (Leontodon spp.)
  • Sowthistles (Sonchus spp.)
  • Hawkweeds (Pictis spp.)
  • Hawkbeards (Crepis spp.)
  • Plantains (Plantago spp.)
  • Clovers (Trifolium spp.)
  • Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) [preferred by T. hermanni]
  • Cat’s ears (Hypochoeris spp.)
  • Vetches (Vicina spp.)
  • Trefoils (Lotus spp.)
  • Mallows (Malva spp.)
  • Bindweeds (Calystegia spp.)
  • Sedums (Sedum spp.)
  • Ivy-leaved Toadflax (Cymbalaria muralis)
  • Also (observed eaten by T. hermanni and T. marginata in Greece):
  • Robinia (pseudo-acacia) leaves
  • Wild clematis
  • Acanthus
  • Nettles

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 die:

Remember when searching for any tortoises for sale, including a new baby tortoise for sale, TORTOISE MART is your source for the best tortoise for sale , baby tortoises for sale , baby turtles for sale, and adult turtles for sale of any turtle store anywhere including a huge aquatic turtles for sale section.  If you are interested in tortoise care, please visit our care section.  If you are looking for other reptiles for sale, check out our sister store, CB reptile.

Leopard tortoise for sale & more!

  Pardalis Babcocki (traditional common Leopard Tortoise) Pardalis Pardalis also known as the Giant South African Leopard Tortoise for sale.  We offer Leopard Tortoise hatchlings for sale, baby tortoise for sale, well-started leopard tortoises for sale as well as adult leopard tortoises from time to time when available.  We have beautiful baby Greek tortoise as well as golden greek tortoise hatchling.

Red foot tortoise for sale

 Looking for color? Check out our gorgeous baby red foot tortoises for sale,  and baby yellow foot tortoise hatchlings.  Some 0f the most important things to do before you buy a leopard tortoise online is to find the right baby tortoise for sale and the tortoise breeder before you choose your new tortoise.  Researching proper leopard tortoise care is pivotal to raising a healthy leopard tortoise baby and adult.