Kousa Dogwood: Urban Wild Food Foraging


Wild Harvests website shares about a wild food often found in urban areas, ” Kousa Dogwood “.

Kousa Dogwood fruit has a pinkish-orangish red berry and the inside has a soft creamy texture and sweet flavor similar to papaya.

However, the skins are mildly bitter, so you may want the cut each berry in half and spoon out the pulp.

Kousa Dogwood fruit are eaten fresh, in salads, made into juice or fermented to make wine.

This is a great tree to plant in your yard to create hidden in plain sight food source… edible landscaping.

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