Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBotany · 9 years ago

Are gooseberries poisonous when they're still green?

We used to have a bush out in the backyard and I'd eat them all the time when I was a kid. I'd only like them when they were green, because they were sour. I just read a comment on Y!A that said they were poisonous when they're still green. If they are, they can't be super-toxic.

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    cape gooseberries are poisenous they are in a different family.

    The unripe fruit is said to be poisonous to some people. Cape gooseberries are self-pollinated but pollination is enhanced by a gentle shaking of the ... - Cached - Similar- Block all results

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  • 9 years ago

    no theyre edible.

    everything is poisoinous in the right quantity

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