Which Pine Trees Are Poisonous?

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Which Pine Trees Are Poisonous?

Which Pine Trees Are Poisonous?

Not many of us know this about pine trees! I never knew until I wrote this blog post! Spring is coming so know your pine trees!

Did you know ALL pine trees produce needles, and ALL of these needles, according to the New Zealand Tree Crops Association, are poisonous if ingested in large enough amounts.

All pine needles, regardless of the specific tree species they come from, contain lignols, resins and mycotoxins, which can produce toxic reactions in animals, such as livestock.

But certain species of pine tree are known for having particularly toxic needles. Read the full article from ehow.com below:

Which Pine Trees Are Poisonous?

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