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Old 23-02-2005, 10:37 AM
Tim Challenger
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On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 10:13:34 +0000 (GMT), Jim Lesurf wrote:

Not as bad as it sounds. The roots only go down about a foot, are easy
to recognise once you have your eye in, are not particularly brittle,
and have a pleasant smell.

OK. Now you say that I think I realise what you mean as I noticed a smell
as I broke/tore some of the leaves/stalks at times.

The young leaves can be used as a salad.

Tim C.