Rabbit safe Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Plants

The majority of a domestic rabbit’s diet should be made up of good quality fresh hay. Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs should also be included in moderation to ensure your rabbits get a balanced diet. The grid below will show you what Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs are safe for your rabbit to eat, this is not an exhaustive list but these are recognised foods that are suitable for rabbits. If your introducing new foods to your rabbit make sure you do it slowly and in small quantities to ensure it doesn’t upset your rabbit’s stomach.

Fruit should be fed in small quantities due to the naturally occurring high sugar content.

For more information on what and how much you should feed your rabbit visit our Diet and Nutrition page.

Vegetables Fruit Herbs Wild Herbs/ Weeds/ Flowers
Artichoke Leaves Apple Basil Borage
Asparagus Apricot Coriander Calendula
Baby Sweetcorn (not large) Banana (small quantities) Dill Camomile
Beetroot (tops sparingly) Blackberries and leaves Mint Chickweed (astringent)
Broccoli and leaves Blueberries Peppermint Clover (leaves and flower)
Brussel Sprouts Cherries Parsley Coltsfoot
Cabbage Grapes Oregano Comfrey
Carrots (tops/ root sparingly due to high calcium/ sugar) Kiwi Fruit Rosemary Dandelion
Cauliflower and leaves Mango Sage Goosegrass
Celeriac Melon Thyme Lavender
Celery and leaves Nectarines Mallow
Chicory Oranges (no peel) Nettle
Courgette and leaves Papaya Nasturtium (leaves and flowers)
Cucumber Peaches Shepherds purse
Curly Kale (sparingly high in calcium) Pears Sow thistle
Fennel Pineapple Plantain
Green beans Plums Yarrow
Kohl rabi Raspberries and leaves
Parsnip Strawberries and leaves
Pea and leaves/ pods Tomatoes (not the leaves)
Peppers (red/ green/ yellow)
Pumpkin
Radish top
Rocket
Romaine lettuce (not iceberg or other light coloured leaf)
Spinach (occasionally)
Spring greens
Squash
Swede
Turnip (occasional)
Watercress

 

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