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By Joanne9

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are turnips poisonous after they flower



Not so far as I am aware. they may be 'woody' in the centre and therefore not very palatable.

4 Sep, 2011


Agree with Sbg. Try cooking them for longer than usual.

5 Sep, 2011


Don't think so. You can eat the young leaves in salad/ steamed/stir fried or raw, they have a peppery taste.

5 Sep, 2011


Not poisonous, but tough, mustardy, and sometimes bitter.

6 Sep, 2011


Come to think of it Seaburn, I've never had a woody turnip, but have had woody parsnips.

6 Sep, 2011


yes that can happen to parsnips too.

6 Sep, 2011



6 Sep, 2011

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