What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Is the root of Yucca perennial in my garden edible?

Zone 01002 | shschill added on October 9, 2018 | Answered

We are not sure what variety of Yucca Perennial we had in our garden, but we dug them all out because they were so invasive.
Someone said that the root is edible. Is this true?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 10, 2018

Almost all parts of the plant are edible. Some need to be boiled to be safe for consumption. but this plant has been used for a food source for some time.

This article will give you more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/yucca/yucca-plant-as-food.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert