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Growing Squash, also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash

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04 Dec 16 Mark (Australia - temperate climate)
My wife is Asian and she says it is ok to eat the plant itself. I know you can eat the flowers but I'm not so sure about the plant. Is it toxic or safe to eat?
17 Feb 17 Chris (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
You can eat pumpkin shoots and they are essentially the same plant, so I would think it's safe enough

My wife is Asian and she says it is ok to eat the plant itself. I know you can eat the flowers but I'm not so sure about the plant. Is it toxic or safe to eat?

- Mark

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