Is this fruit edible?

Asked September 4, 2019, 12:43 PM EDT

I was wondering what this is and if it is edible. Thanks!

Anne Arundel County Maryland

1 Response

This is a Cornus kousa, a Kousa Dogwood tree. The fruit is edible but slimy-juicy to mealy and not very palatable. Wildlife such as squirrels and birds eat the fruit.