Can bearded dragons eat mustard greens?

I noticed they tend to be pretty cheap at the store and since mustard greens can be frozen, I thought it would make for a good healthy option for my bearded dragons. I am just not sure if this is considered safe for them to eat or not.

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July 18, 2020 1:03 AM

Yup! Mine love them. That is one of the main staples of their diet. I freeze mine in the winter since I grow my own in the backyard. When I am doing a feeding, I will take out a small zip baggy of it from the freezer and let it thaw in the fridge for a few hours.

July 22, 2020 12:03 AM

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One of mine LOVES them. I actually give this to him daily. It is a good staple to the diet and not very expensive which I like. I would love to start growing my own once I move out of my apartment.

July 25, 2020 1:50 AM

Yeah and most vegetables like this. Mine sometimes eat them and sometimes doesn't. I try to give them to him every other day since he sometimes snubs it. He really enjoys kale and spinach though.

July 25, 2020 2:07 AM

Yup yup. A lot of them really enjoy them in fact. I know one who is very picky and no matter what, he will always eat these. I am not sure about freezing this veg though. It seems like it would come out slimy.

July 27, 2020 1:23 AM

It seems to be a staple for most dragon owners. I am compiling a list of different things to feed mine today and going out into the world tomorrow to do some shopping, mask and all.

July 27, 2020 10:56 PM

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I like to try to stick close what they would eat in the wild. Since greens they would normally eat aren't always available, I look for alternatives and this one is a very good alternative to a lot of plants they eat.

July 28, 2020 3:02 AM

This is one of the few greens that always gets recommended by ever breeder and master carer that I have met. It is a good staple food to fix their diet around. Very healthy and nutrient rich.

July 31, 2020 2:36 AM

Most definitely! I have one dragon who really enjoys them and another who doesn't care for them so much.


Feed them as often as you like.

August 5, 2020 11:41 PM

Geckos seem to enjoy them as well, at least mine does.

I think most lizards will eat them. Something else they all seem to like is watercress, try it. 😀

August 6, 2020 12:10 AM