Plants that are safe for a snake??

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bayouchica, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Hey yall,my hubby is going to built a enclosure for our ball python,Slither. [​IMG] It's gonna be big, so I want to put some real plants for his new place.
    The snake pad is one of our windows,guessing about 4' by 3'.It gets some morning sun,but mainly shaded.
    Any suggestions? Anything else yall think might be good in there please tell.
    I do want to get another snake buddy for him eventually.
  2. Bubba

    Bubba Songster

    Jun 18, 2007
    How tall will it be? Are you putting a water feature in it? Pythons LOVE water, you could put some water plants in it to. As far as plants for the snake just about anything will work since he wont ingest them, nothing sharp and spikey of course. Christmas cactus (Not a real cactus, its a succulent) would look nice and it blooms when it DOESN'T get alot of sunlight, its almost photophobic. Most succulents would work for you, ask at a garden center. Ivys would work of course and come in so many colors now is not funny. Not sure if you would have enough sunlight for Kholanche (sp), you may have to put a supplemental light in there. Mosses and lichen are really cool to. When I think of other plants I will just add to it. Im more of a full sun/ part sun type of guy.

  3. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Thanks Bubba [​IMG]
    I'm terrible at the measurement thing [​IMG] It's 4' long & I'm guessing 3' wide. The window itself is only about a foot deep,but hubby is going to extend it out atleast to the eve of the house.Does that make sense? LOL. He's the carpenter around here,I don't have a clue.
    Yeah we're going to have some water for him to hang out in,not sure how we're going to do that yet.The ivy sounds like it would work,we have plenty around.
    Thanks again,Miriam [​IMG]

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