[NAFEX] Autumn Olive Harvest and 'Garnet'; wine
mark.lee.phd at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 14:02:36 EDT 2010
The bamboo did not survive. :-(
One thing that is thriving is the seedling juneberry you sent (Tims and
Success?). The fruit is big and flavorful.
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:20 AM, Dr. Lucky Pittman <
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu> wrote:
> The pathologist friend who gifted me with the autumn olive wine had access
> to several hundred feet of large mature AO bushes that had been planted as
> screens/windbreaks in his neighborhood.
> I’ve not picked many in my day, but stopped at the end of one of those rows
> a year or so back, and if memory serves correctly, it seemed like it was a
> fairly simple process of just stripping handfuls of the fruit off into a
> bucket. I’d bet I could get gallons of fruit in a very short time – might
> have some leaves included, and some bugs might come along for the ride, but
> I’ll bet I could get volume.
> The berries ‘keep’ for a long time in a Ziploc bag in the fridge.
> Hey, while I’m thinking of it – did that native bamboo I sent several years
> back survive for you?
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