[nafex] Akebia anyone?
bamboogrove at cmug.com
Thu Mar 8 13:16:35 EST 2001
I've only had Akebia once, from a vine N. of Eugene at a garden center; not
blotchy, the pods were a beautiful lavendar/pale violet, like a fruit from
Mars, the pulp was sweet, somewhat bland, but I'd not refuse it. Definitely
for fresh eating, but I'd try it again anytime, and as a display- wow! Most
others trying it at the permaculture gathering the fruit were brought to had
no trouble eating them.
Rick Valley Northern Groves
PO Box 1236, Philomath, OR 97370
Mobile-(541)602-1315, hm.& msg. (541)456-4364 Bamboo catalog $3 or at
"Useful Bamboos and other plants Permaculture education Ecological design &
consultation centering on water,landform and horticultural systems"
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