Re: [pfaf] Crambe cordifolia
- My experience from childhood, when it was ok to pluck this lovely food
from the wild - is that you pick the shoots very young while they are tender
and anyway, as they were wild plants you wouldn¹t be blanching them. The
leaves rapidly become very thick and tough - rather than bitter, but the
shoots are like purple sprouting broccoli. I have not grown it in my garden
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> Dear Geir,
> This seakale - I think I read it somewhere that you're supposed to blanch the
> new stalks when they emerge in spring or force them like rhubarb and eat them
> like asparagus? Otherwise the leaves are too bitter. I have no experience
> though and can't grow it because it would grow too big.
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