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.