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Phytolacca esculenta, Phytolacca acinosa esculenta, Pokeweed

Phytolacca esculenta, Phytolacca acinosa esculenta

Pokeweed
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Origin: China
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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An easily grown plant, succeeding in most soils, though preferring a moisture retentive soil in full sun or partial shade. Leaves - they must be cooked and are used as a spinach. Only the young leaves should be used since they become toxic with age.


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Phytolacca esculenta, Phytolacca acinosa esculenta, Pokeweed
Phytolacca esculenta, Phytolacca acinosa esculenta, Pokeweed
Phytolacca esculenta, Phytolacca acinosa esculenta, Pokeweed


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