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I have quite a few Hostas that I really enjoy eating that were acquired through sharing, so not sure the varieties.  Since I really like them I'd like to identify varietal names to share info on the best ones with the broader community.  This past year I planted out 18 cultivars to see how they do and to see which seem to make the best crops when grown under trees.  While waiting I though I'd ask you guys....which Hostas are your favorites as cooking greens?  (flavor, yield, etc.)

Thanks in advance!
 
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I would love to know this, too! I got a few transplants from my mother that I liked the appearance of, but I'd love to get some that are sure to taste good. I've yet to eat hostas (I didn't know they were edible until recently, and my plants are still small). It'd be wonderful to know what types are the tastiest!
 
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Fingers crossed for a post from folks with lots of experience....seems like a terrific plant for the edible landscape.

In the meantime, here's a link to Stephen Barstow's article on edible hostas:
http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?page_id=2722
 
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