Can you eat gunnera?
In this regard, is Giant rhubarb poisonous?
Although Giant rhubarb is not poisonous to humans, the leaf blade and stem bear stiff bristles which can scratch skin. Giant rhubarb resembles very large common garden rhubarb.
Additionally, is gunnera related to rhubarb?
Gunnera is a large herbaceous plant that forms dense colonies. The size of the leaves and their early spring emergence prevent native plants from germinating or growing due to shading. Despite its similar appearance, Gunnera is not related to rhubarb.
Growing Gunnera in pots is possible if the following is taken into consideration. Soil must be rich, and hence regularly fertilized. Find a sizeable pot if you plan to keep your Gunnera for several years.