Radish leaves are edible. Radish leaves can be added to a salad to provide an extra punch of peppery flavor, according to the BBC's Good Food website.Continue Reading
Radish leaves should be cut from the roots, to keep both the leaves and radishes fresh in the refrigerator. Because plant leaves draw up water from their roots as way of sustaining themselves, they continue to do so even after they are pulled from the ground, which can make the radishes dry. The leaves do need moisture, though, so they should be stored in a damp paper towel.
When choosing radishes, the cook should look for firm radishes and fresh-looking greens, with few or no wilted leaves.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
A radish is a dicot, not a monocot. Dicots are flowering plants that begin life with two cotyledons or embryonic leaves, while monocots are plants that begin life with a single embryonic leaf. The term monocots covers all flowering plants that cannot be classified as dicots.Full Answer >
All parts of the radish plant are edible. Choose firm radishes with fresh, springy leaves. The leaves should be cut from the roots for storage, as the leaves continue to draw water from the roots.Full Answer >
Hearts of palm are the edible inner leaves from a cabbage palm tree stem. A slim, ivory-colored tree, the cabbage palm is the official state tree of Florida. Typically ranging from pencil-thin to 1 1/2 inches in diameter and 4 inches long, hearts of palm look similar to white asparagus.Full Answer >
Both the ripe berries and young leaves of the mulberry plant are edible. The berries have a blueberry-like flavor when cooked and are also used to make wines and cordials. Unripe berries and mature leaves have a mildly hallucinogenic and intoxicating effect on humans.Full Answer >