[permaculture] Perennial Nonedible Oilseeds

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 21:08:36 EST 2011


I mean ridgetops rather than valleys.  We get about two weeks more in
the spring & two weeks more in the fall of growing season.

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 6:39 PM, Michael Snow <msnow at valley.net> wrote:
> 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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