Wednesday, 1 April 2009

タラの芽 (Shoots of Japanese angelica tree)

楤の木(タラノキ、Aralia elata)の新芽です。
合掌。

It is a shoots of Japanese angelica tree (Aralia elata).





2 comments:

spookydragonfly said...

I enjoy the image of the shoots against the darkened sky...you will have to post an image when fully bloomed!

Pseudothemis zonata said...

Good evening.
Thank you very much for your comment.
This shoots is very delicious. It is an indispensable cooking ingredient in cooking of the Japanese spring. The tempura in particular is delicious.