[NAFEX] Hardy Prunus, was Re: Staking of immature fruit trees

Kieran &/or Donna holycow at frontiernet.net
Wed Nov 18 23:44:53 EST 2009

Someone told me that the Mirabelle was from eastern France and was famous 
for making wine, and that the French in that region would put the wine out 
in the winter and remove the ice to make a sort of plum brandy.  This plum 
brandy had a reputation for making men sterile, at least temporarily, so the 
French took care to give it to the German occupiers during WW2.     Donna 

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