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HIfarm

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Monkey colas
« on: November 20, 2017, 01:48:59 PM »
Info on some monkey colas, where the aril is eaten instead of the nut:

http://www.journalrepository.org/media/journals/ARRB_32/2014/Mar/Ogbu4122013ARRB8066_1.pdf

Soren

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Re: Monkey colas
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2017, 05:39:08 AM »
Got seedlings of cola lepidota.
Søren
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Re: Monkey colas
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 11:31:09 AM »
Hi Soren,

Have you tried any of the monkey colas?  If so, I'd like to hear your impressions.

John

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Re: Monkey colas
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 12:33:14 PM »
Sorry no; I actually considered it not edible - only when I saw your post I looked them up and found one I was growing  ;D
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Re: Monkey colas
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2017, 01:26:13 PM »
Thanks, Soren.  When Paul Noren was staying with me, he mentioned a couple of them as being pretty good but he did not seem wildly enthusiastic about them (maybe just because it is not a traditional "fruit" kind of flavor?).  It will still be several years before any of mine bear fruit to be able to assess them.

John

 

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