[NAFEX] What is "Vine Peach"?
griffingardens at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 6 14:20:40 EST 2006
I fell for this one last year. Its closer to a cucumber than a cantaloupe
except for the weak aroma, and closer to a dill pickle than a peach for
flavor. Gets rotten just before ripe.
> [Original Message]
> From: Heron Breen <breen at fedcoseeds.com>
> To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: 2/6/06 12:48:19 PM
> Subject: [NAFEX] What is "Vine Peach"?
> Hey recovering fruit and FOOTBALL nuts,
> I was looking through the usual suspect nursery catalogs this season and
> something called "Vine Peach" being offered. Two different write-ups said
> the flavor and look? of a peach but grew on a vine. Also was listed as a
> the US. The picture was a poor hand drawn and colored round orange blob.
> nurseries selling passionflower or something related? Any guesses or
> Clueless and luckily enjoying a work sanctioned day-off the day after the
> Heron Breen
> zone 4, Maine
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