can hamsters eat tulips

Can Hamsters Eat Tulips?

The tulip is a from North Africa and Europe and is a perennial, bulbous plant in the lily family.

It is a herb with showy flowers, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted.

The tulip’s native range extends west to the following parts of the world;

  • Iberian Peninsula,
  • through North Africa to Greece,
  • the Balkans,
  • Turkey,
  • throughout the Levant (Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Jordan)
  • Iran,
  • north to Ukraine,
  • southern Siberia and Mongolia,
  • east to the Northwest of China.

A number of species are grown in gardens or as potted plants and as a result, it is very popular in many countries. (source)

So can hamsters eat tulips?

No they can’t unfortunately, they are not good for hamsters to eat and will harm them if eaten. This is because of its toxicity.