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Giant Solomon's Seal

Giant Solomon's Seal

This woodland species in the lily family produces a delicious green spring vegetable. It should be harvested just prior to the leaves opening. The flavor is much like a mild asparagus or spinach and can be eaten fresh or lightly steamed. Numerous cuttings in season can be taken as it has a large rootstock. Plant in light shade. Our seed source originally came from oak woodland in southwest Michigan where the plants grew to 5 ft. tall. Grown both from seed and cuttings at our farm.


Plant Specs

Genus & Species:

Polygonatum biflorum var commutatum

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Woodland species best in rich organic soil.


Zone 4-8.

Ease of Cultivation:

In shade, an easy plant to grow which spreads slowly. Yields are low and fleeting offering a crop only in the spring like asparagus. The flavor is good and worth growing a patch even if it is only a nibble plant for you.

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