[NAFEX] mangosteens and blood oranges and metaphors, oh my
Docshiva at Docshiva.org
Mon Feb 14 15:48:53 EST 2005
Yes, I believe mangosteens would require greenhouse conditions here. I was
referring to them as metaphor; or, possibly, I was referring to the canned
mangosteens I buy locally; or possibly the fresh ones I can sometimes find
in Southern CA (illegally imported), or possibly up where you are, the land
of less-restrictive-fruit-import-laws. I have heard rumors that there are
oriental fruit markets in Vancouver and back east in Toronto that have them.
I suppose I should have said my handbasket was filled with blood oranges and
vintage apples, but then - how does one compare apples and oranges? It
comes so quickly back to metaphor.
Stephen Sadler, Ph.D.
USDA 9, AHS heat zone 8,
Sacramento CA - Mediterranean climate
PS - I'd love to hear some about your time in Borneo. Lest the topic police
catch wind, feel free to e me at Docshiva at Docshiva.org...
From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Diane Whitehead
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 12:36 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] mangosteens and blood oranges
how can I go to hell in a handbasket when my handbasket is full of blood
oranges and mangosteens?
I can believe the blood oranges in Sacramento, but mangosteens? Last time
I saw them was when I was teaching on the island of Borneo.
Diane Whitehead Victoria, BC, Canada
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