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  • Subject: [NAFEX] Seattle Botanical Gardens
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 21:21:07 -0800

Mr. Black,

could you look at this link and see if one of them is the gardens you speak
of? Anybody else know which garden is fruit oriented in Seattle?

Thank you.


> On Sep 21, 2007, at 8:38 AM, h black wrote:
> There are some large specimens at the Seattle Botanical Gardens.? The
> fruit is quite beautiful.? Like a head of elderberries, maybe 10-15
> fruits size of a cherry, some shaped like little pears with blush on
> the cheek, some like little apples.? They're not bad tasting, but not
> as good as a pear.? Interesting strong flavor, pear-like texture.? Tree
> must be 40 ft.? But we've had trouble growing them in the heat of
> middle TN.? Fungus disease and apple borers down on the trunk.?? Hector
> Black zone 6 middle tn.

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