Edibility of Dahlia Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Chattanooga, TN
Question by sarlamurgai
June 2, 1999
I want to know if dahlia leaves can be eaten just like salad, or cooked and eaten like spinach.

Answer from NGA
June 2, 1999


Dahlia leaves are not edible, either raw or cooked. For a complete listing of garden flowers and leaves that are edible, consult Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs, Rodale Press, ISBN# 0-87857-699-1. Always check reliable sources before consuming any leaves, roots or seeds that are not commonly found in the produce section of your local grocery store.

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