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#1 charlotte

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Posted 06 August 2015 - 07:37 PM

I have these growing at the side of my house. Are they safe to eat, does anyone know? Thanks

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 04:43 AM

Morning Charlotte,

If you add a picture we can take a look for you and let you know. :)



#3 charlotte

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 09:55 AM

Oh god I thought I had!
I'll try again

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 10:01 AM

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 10:03 AM

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#6 charlotte

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 10:10 AM

And how about the things I know as dock leaves?

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 12:33 PM

You need to show the whole plant with flowers if there are any and approximate size. Dock leaves are high in oxalic acid so not a good idea, mine don't touch them anyway

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 12:34 PM

And how about the things I know as dock leaves?


Those don't look like dock leaves, again can you show the whole plant please ;)

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 03:49 PM

I got rid of the dock leaf type things my partner brought them home and I wasn't sure, will take a pic of others now

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 04:05 PM

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 06:32 PM

It looks like ivy-leaf toadflax; does it have small, white and pink/ blue flowers?

#12 charlotte

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 06:38 PM

There's some further along the wall with a flower. Are they safe then?

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 06:54 PM

It's ok in moderation, take a look at this link:

 

Ivy Leaved Toadflax (Kenilworth Ivy) - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table



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Posted 08 August 2015 - 08:09 AM

Thank you very much, I'll check some of the others growing around my house aswell




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