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  • From: mIEKAL aND <>
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  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] hardy citrus
  • Date: Wed, 01 May 2002 09:46:19 -0500

sounds just as gnarly as the gum that is produced by juicing elderberries.

Lucky Pittman wrote:

> I'll testify to the persistence of the gum. I supply P.trifoliata seeds,
> from time to time, to a guy who runs an ornamental plants nursery in
> Cincinnati. Last year, it was pretty late before he placed his request. I
> collected a gallon or so of frozen/thawed/partially decomposed fruits in a
> plastic grocery bag and pitched 'em into the back of the truck for a week
> or two before I got around to trying to extract & clean the seeds. They
> were a mushy mess, so I just squeezed 'em in my hands to remove the seeds &
> did several rinses to remove any remaining pulp/rind. My hands, as well as
> the plastic bucket I was working in, were coated with that sticky gum. I
> liked to have never gotten it all off of my hands, but I didn't think about
> borrowing any nail polish remover from my daughter.

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