Juniper Berries

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Juniper Berries

Post by Newfous » 1 year ago

Ive red there are a couple species of juniper who's berries are more toxic then the others . Wondering if anyone had knew of identifying characteristics of these trees ?

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Post by Warthaug » 1 year ago

The are imported, ornamental types. If you are using a native species you should be fine.
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Re: Juniper Berries

Post by Newfous » 1 year ago

Thanks I was going to roll the dice where there were only a couple of red flags. Thanks for the info

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Re: Juniper Berries

Post by Warthaug » 1 year ago

You can also buy culinary berries from some spice shops; tend to have a better flavour than some of the wild species
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