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Eat only the petals, never the bulb. Flavor varies from tulip to tulip, but generally the petals taste like a cross between sweet lettuce, peas and cucumber. NOTE: Some people have strong allergic reactions. If touching them causes a rash or numbness, don't eat them! Don't eat the bulbs ever. If you have any doubts, don't eat the flower.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz