oxalis was RE: Prize Pest
|From:||Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 18, 2000, 7:58|
>I would like to add to William's comments that there ARE dangers to eating
>oxalis. By mistake a few leaves were lifted with some rocket and put in a
>salad. those leaves stripped the inside off of richard's mouth and tongue
>and his throat swelled up almost to close. It was a nasty few days. so I
>guess they may be alright cooked, but my recommendation is do not eat them
Funny, as children, my friends and I used to chew up entire flower stems
(6 - 7 inch stems) and never had any problems.
It's worth the risk of burning, to have a second chance...