Horseradish Leaves Edible - Knowledgebase Question

westminster, CA
Question by cykoroqqer
August 25, 1998
Are the leaves of Horseradish edible? How?

Answer from NGA
August 25, 1998


The leaves of horseradish are hairy (almost spiney) and somewhat bitter. While they're not toxic if eaten, most people wouldn't intentionally eat them, either cooked or raw. Why not compost the leaves of your horseradish so you can put them back to work in your garden?

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