Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Warning
Toxic to pets if ingested.
Origins: New Zealand and Norfolk Island
Fun Facts: Their fibrous lea...
Their fibrous leaves are a source for weaving textiles, rope, paper, and baskets. The sticky sap has medicinal purposes that include treating skin boils, toothaches, and wounds. The flowers and seed pods are a source for brown, mauve, and terra-cotta dyes.