Broccoli Plants

Eating Broccoli Leaves

Zone south georgia | wandat added on December 29, 2011 | Answered

The leaves on my broccoli are so pretty. Can you eat them or not?

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Answered on December 30, 2011

You can eat the leaves. Just treat them like collards or other greens. They are very good prepared this way.

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Answered on December 30, 2011

Yes, you may eat the leaves. It is a cousin to rabe, which has more leaves than uds. Cook it the same way.

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compost king
Answered on December 29, 2011

yes make sure no chemicals ued on leaves for a while tho, with broccoli i just tie leaves around head when it starts to form,so no worms can get to it,works good,

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