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Impatiens balsamina as food?

 
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Has anyone eaten the greens from Impatiens balsamina? I noticed Baker Creek lists it as an edible. I grew it just for the flowers last year.
 
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I may have to try that. Salad greens are nice and we don't have much luck with lettuce.
 
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I'm going to give it a whirl this year , haven't tried them before though.
 
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