edible lilies

piaba piabinha@yahoo.com
Fri, 17 Jun 2005 08:24:19 PDT
> I just planted out a pot of "Edible Lily Bulbs'
> bought in a 
> Chinese market a couple years ago. <snip>
> I assume these are a cv of L. davidii,
> the usual species 
> that is eaten in China. <snip>
> This spring I ate
> many dishes in Gansu 
> Province that included  lily scales. They claim in
> Gansu's capital, 
> Lanzhou, that they grow the best tasting lily bulbs
> in all of China.
> 	Anyone have experience with these?

i thought only the unopened buds of day lilies
("golden needles") were eaten?  i hadn't hard of
eating the bulb itself.

tsuh yang

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