Pokeweed/pokeberry question

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Wed Aug 28 17:18:48 EST 1996


In <321D2A73.6802 at austin.cc.tx.us> Chuck Dunn <cddunn at austin.cc.tx.us>
writes: 
>
>The wild poke berries around here look about as you describe.  We're
in a 
>severe drought here, but as I recall they get to looking that way
about 
>this time every year.  But the berries here are still juicy.  Are
yours?
>
>(PS why are you growing it in a green house?  It should grow like the 
>weed it is around Wake Forest!

Poke salad good too. Boil young leaves thrice, throwing water away.
then with some hot sauce (vinegar standing in habanero pepers). Taste
like spinach-collard or aspargus-collard. Very healthy and safe. Enjoy
:) Micro.



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