Re: [pfaf] Re: Japanese Knotweed
Re: [pfaf] Re: Japanese KnotweedEdible, schmedible..... They are certainly edible but to my taste not very palatable. Asparagus is much much nicer!
Has anyone mentioned that the young shoots of Japanese
Knotweed are edible?
I haven't eaten them myself, have just read about it.
It seems - here in the Appalachian Mountains in Northern
Pennsylvania - not to be much of a problem. I see it along
stream beds, but nowhere else. It's mostly on steep stream
banks where probably not much else would grow.
When we lived somewhat south of here (near Baltimore), I saw
huge stands of it, though.
- There is only one natural predator for such plants but I wouldn't suggest putting them in any garden since they spread faster than the plants do and that's grub worms. They will kill off anything in their area.
Pat Meadows <pat@...> wrote:
On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 06:30:41 -0800 (PST), you wrote:
>Little wonder if it's as invasive as you say. Sounds like what burdock does.
I think the prize for Horrible Invasive Plants goes to giant hogweed,
however. That stuff is SCARY!
I have never seen it, just read about it. I hope it stays that way.
In the Appalachian Mountains in northern Pennsylvania
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