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Q.Are Pony Tales Flower Pod Seeds Edible.

Zone 6152 | Anonymous added on May 26, 2024 | Answered

Are pony tale flower pod seeds edible.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on May 28, 2024

The plant is non-toxic, but that doesn't mean the seeds are edible. They have a tough coat, so that alone may deter any munching. I didn't find a definitive statement that the seeds were edible, though you can propagate new plants from the seeds. I would recommend not eating them.

Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ponytail-palm/ponytail-palm-flower.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ponytail-palm/propagating-ponytail-palm-seeds.htm

https://ucanr.edu/sites/poisonous_safe_plants/files/154528.pdf

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/publication/st093?downloadOpen=true

https://www.poison.org/articles/plant

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