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'Edible Blue' Wild Violet ECOS

'Edible Blue' Wild Violet
Tasty Greens-Edible Groundcover

Violets can be eaten as cooked greens with okra-like qualities, or fresh in a salad. Leaves are rich in Vitamin A and C. Easy harvesting. Mixing with other salad greens adds a kind of juiciness. Best quality leaves are harvested in the spring and early summer. Prefers cool sites-cool weather for best greens production. The mildly flavored sweet flowers can be harvested and used in tea or as a garnish in a salad. This selection was found near an woods edge working its way into a moss filled yard in southwestern Michigan.  

Plant Specs

Genus & Species:

Viola sororia

Seed Source:




Height (ft):


Width (ft):



Not particular.


Does best in cool moist climates.

Ease of Cultivation:

Anyone can grow this. Very shade tolerant.

Product Sku# Price Quantity
Package of 10 roots, EBWV_10 $8.75 Qty: