Dogwood safe?


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I took my vieled out today, it was so nice. He was climbing around on a dogwood that we have in the yard.
Now he is 4.5 months old. Very healthy and energetic. I've never seen him eat any fruit or veggies that have been offered. No signs of him tasting any of his enclosure plants. He has a Ficus, a Shefflera and, a Pothos.
But, while climbing around on the Dogwood. I witnessed him snatch 2 small buds and proceed to chomp them down. The first time he did it. I thought that he was targeting a fruit fly. But, then I saw him do it a second time. And, it was definately a dogwood bud that he was eating. I brought him in away from the tree after he ate the second one.
Do you think he will be ok? Is this a tree I will have to keep him away from. I never expected him to try this. As I've said. He has shown no interest in anything except his supers, roaches and, crickets.
Thanks in advance.
A spring flowering tree which bears pink or white flowers. In the fall, bright red berries appear at the point where the leaves meet the branches. Dogwood berries are not toxic when eaten, but there have been reports of rashes after skin contact with the tree.

If he's still around I'm sure he's fine but I wouldn't visit flowering trees/plants. He might not be so lucky next time.
He's been on the tree a total of 3 seperate times. He shows no signs of a rash or anything except, happiness to be crawling around outside.
He has been cruising around the house all day today. As happy as can be. Actually gets upset when we put him in his enclosure for the night or, to eat. Didn't seem to bother him. But, the tree is just starting to bloom. Will probably be blooming in the next week or so.
Tried giving him seem kale and strawberries again. He wanted nothing to do with them. As usual.
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