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Interesting seeds

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Printed Date: 28 March 2020 at 13:33

Topic: Interesting seeds
Posted By: Melissa Mead
Subject: Interesting seeds
Date Posted: 28 February 2016 at 12:39
While working on a retelling of Rapunzel, I found this place that sells unusual seeds:

Of course, I had to get some rapunzel seeds. And there were so many interesting things, this is what I ended up getting:

Purslane mix
Tom Thumb Peas
Purple Plum radish
Strawberry spinach
Dragon Tongue mustard

They also have Dragon Tail beans:

Has anyone here tried growing or cooking rampion/rapunzel?

Melissa -

Posted By: TasunkaWitko
Date Posted: 04 March 2016 at 19:06
I have not, but Brook might have. 

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Posted By: Effigy
Date Posted: 07 March 2016 at 01:18
Watching this thread!
I have tried strawberry spinach - it didn't germinate. That could have been any number of reasons, dubious seed supply is at the top of my list. I wanted it for my 12th century monastery garden patch.
Soapwart is a weed in New Zealand. No chance of ever growing it.

Resident Peasant

Posted By: Melissa Mead
Date Posted: 12 March 2016 at 16:25
I've been told my seeds are in. I may be able to pick them up next week. I wish it was warm enough to plant them!

Melissa -

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