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  • From: Melissa Kacalanos <>
  • To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Fleshy Hawthorne
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 13:56:55 -0700 (PDT)

I bought some dried Chinese haws at an Asian grocery. The proprietor said to
make tea out of them. They make a really delicious tea, sort of
apple-cranberry-spice flavored. I'm thinking of planting the seeds, although
I hear they're hardy only to zone 6.


--- On Mon, 6/28/10, Sarah Kehler Ewing <> wrote:

> From: Sarah Kehler Ewing <>
> Subject: [NAFEX] Fleshy Hawthorne
> To: "NAFEX" <>
> Date: Monday, June 28, 2010, 4:23 PM
> Anyone have any experience/info to
> share about fleshy/fruiting hawthornes?
> What do they taste like?   What do you do
> with them (jam, jelly, sauce, out of hand, etc)? How hardy
> are they really?
> Green Barn Nursery in QC carries them as does my local
> Canadian Tire store (huge trees for $119.00 each).  I
> could justify that price under the "landscaping the dirt
> around my new house with actual trees", but I'd like to know
> more about them before I invest that much.
> Sarah
> zone 3
> Edmonton, AB

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