is bolted bok choy still good?

Mindyw3(5)April 15, 2012

Ive googled it and some sources say if cauggt early its still prettt well edible. Any experience?

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elisa_z5

Yes, lots of experience and it is very delicious -- especially if you pick it while it's still cool out. You can eat all parts of brassicas -- flowers, seed pods, bolted leaves and all.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2012 at 10:10PM
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tishtoshnm Zone 6/NM

Well, it certainly would not be poisonous. The easiest way to know if it still tastes good is to pick off a leaf and chew it. If you do not like it, spit it back into the bed and pull the plant for the compost. If you do like, pull the plant for the kitchen.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2012 at 11:27PM
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elisa_z5

okay, but brassicas also get sweeter when cooked, so cooking some might be the very best test.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 1:31AM
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