[permaculture] Perennial Nonedible Oilseeds

Michael Snow msnow at valley.net
Wed Mar 9 19:39:28 EST 2011


mIEKAL, by ridges do you mean you're planting on exposed ridge, or ridge as in ridge-tilling or raised beds?  If the former, why that site selection?

Mike


On Mar 9, 2011, at 4:25 PM, mIEKAL aND wrote:

> my plantings are on ridges... much longer season than the valley.. but
> it's also the variety (PA Golden) that I'm growing... I got my seed
> many years ago from John Gordon ( http://www.nuttreesnorth.com/) &
> also  just found out about a couple other short season varieties that
> I'll probably trial
> 
> I had never had a pawpaw before & was thinking it was solidly in the
> acquired taste category but I was completely delighted with how they
> taste, sorta mango banana pudding if one had to reduce it to a common
> reference.
> 
> the seeds are encased in a kind of gel, extracting oil take a good bit
> of processing
> 
> ~mIEKAL
> 
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Cory Brennan <cory8570 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> This is interesting!  Are they in a microclimate of any kind? Protected by other trees? how much rain? I'd like to try some in our Zone 4.
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