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SkylarksSkylarks Posts: 379
edited June 2020 in Plants
Does anyone know if these cherries are edible or will they make us ill? Came across them on a walk. 



  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,819
    Those look like cherries to me 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,384
    edited June 2020
    All cherries are edible but most just won't taste very nice.  They won't poison you, although if they taste bitter and you insist on swallowing them, it wouldn't be surprising if a stomach upset comes visiting. :)
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 5,678
    edited June 2020
    They look like eating cherries. If they taste nice and are sweet, they're good to eat. If they're very sour or bitter you shouldn't eat them, but you wouldn't want to anyway. But you won't drop dead from having an exploratory nibble.
    "What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour". 
  • SkylarksSkylarks Posts: 379
    Thanks all. I’ll give them a go 😁
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