[permaculture] Perennial Nonedible Oilseeds

Cory Brennan cory8570 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 9 13:09:53 EST 2011


We have tons of sunflowers growing near Pine Ridge, in Zone 4. At about 3500 feet. Also rapeseed. 

--- On Wed, 3/9/11, Merry Cox <broadminded2 at msn.com> wrote:

From: Merry Cox <broadminded2 at msn.com>
Subject: Re: [permaculture] Perennial Nonedible Oilseeds
To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 8:16 AM


  Maximilian sunflowers grow at 7,200 ft in the Colorado Rockies.
  Merry

 Illinois bundleflower? And Wes Jackson is also growing Maximilian sunflower
in 
> Kansas, but that may be zone 5. Both have significant quantities of oil. Most
> indigenous people in the frozen north get their oil from animals.
> 
> Toby
> http://patternliteracy.com
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> 
> 
> On Mar 9, 2011, at 6:52 AM, Jay Woods wrote:
> 
>> I've just realized that I don't know of a single one good for zone 4 or
>> colder. The closest thing to this that I do know is the seeds of most
>> fruits such as apple, pear, peach and apricot have a small amount of oil
>> and the seeds themselves are inedible because of the cyanide content.
>> The composition of persimmon and pawpaw seeds needs to be checked on.
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