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 Post subject: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 12:17 pm 
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if any of y'all have mirliton seeds, lemme know. i'd love a couple so i can try propagating them.

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 Post subject: Re: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 12:36 pm 
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it says "not suitable for zone 6" but if it is a cucurbit, what is the big deal? any of you looziana peeps know what's up?

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 12:40 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 12:46 pm 
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i'm totally speaking some english. i believe i need a sprout:
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/arch ... ayote.html

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 Post subject: Re: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 1:14 pm 
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jewbacca wrote:
if any of y'all have mirliton seeds, lemme know. i'd love a couple so i can try propagating them.


mirliton seeds aren't really seeds, they're pits! generally you grow em by sticking the fruit in the ground! go to a store and buy yourself a couple of chayote, m'dear. and they def need warm weather, i don't think a 6 is gonna cut it.

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 Post subject: Re: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
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thanks, kittee. phooey. perhaps i can get a pit and make it happen in the retail greenhouse.

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 Post subject: Re: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2011 12:13 pm 
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jewbacca wrote:
thanks, kittee. phooey. perhaps i can get a pit and make it happen in the retail greenhouse.

they mega vine. like mad. so greenhouse prolly bad idea, unless you can train them up something super tall.
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 Post subject: Re: any of y'all have some mirliton seeds?
PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2011 12:53 pm 
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i saw that on the bayou gardener's web site. poop. well, if i live in zone 9 one day, i'm so growing these.

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