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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #25 on: September 21, 2013, 08:46:21 AM »
Interesting, I wonder what the huge variation is in germination times. 

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #26 on: September 21, 2013, 08:26:23 PM »
Out of curiosity, how long do these plants take to fruit? They look awesome!
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #27 on: September 21, 2013, 09:42:43 PM »
Interesting, I wonder what the huge variation is in germination times.

Probably temperature. Here they sprouted almost right away.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2013, 06:29:44 PM »
While mine sprouted quickly it was winter.Winter was very warm this year.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #29 on: January 30, 2015, 02:17:04 PM »
anyone get fruits off their plants in USA yet? (or anywhere else?)

I got seeds from Soren a few years back...looks like they could fruit this year.

are there any pics of the fruits cut open posted on the forum?

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #30 on: January 30, 2015, 03:46:49 PM »
anyone get fruits off their plants in USA yet? (or anywhere else?)

I got seeds from Soren a few years back...looks like they could fruit this year.

are there any pics of the fruits cut open posted on the forum?

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Not yet, I have a large multi-stem plant with 3.5-4ft tall stems that looks like it may flower this year or next.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #31 on: January 31, 2015, 06:36:35 AM »
Out of curiosity, how long do these plants take to fruit? They look awesomre!

Here in Uganda they flower within 18months. Fruits starts dark red and ripe light red. They are back in season so let me try and get some and open for the sake of the photo.  Pulp is white with black seeds.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #32 on: January 31, 2015, 11:45:00 AM »
Out of curiosity, how long do these plants take to fruit? They look awesomre!

Here in Uganda they flower within 18months. Fruits starts dark red and ripe light red. They are back in season so let me try and get some and open for the sake of the photo.  Pulp is white with black seeds.

thanks Soren....

so u eat the fresh pulp around the seed? and seeds are edible as well? used for cooking?

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2015, 01:30:37 PM »
Out of curiosity, how long do these plants take to fruit? They look awesomre!

Here in Uganda they flower within 18months. Fruits starts dark red and ripe light red. They are back in season so let me try and get some and open for the sake of the photo.  Pulp is white with black seeds.

thanks Soren....

so u eat the fresh pulp around the seed? and seeds are edible as well? used for cooking?

Adam,
The plant I purchased from you is now 37". No blooms yet.

 I purchased a bag of seeds online and grind them in a pepper mill as a substitute for black pepper.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #34 on: February 01, 2015, 01:08:42 AM »
 Personally I just eat the pulp and spit out the seeds.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #35 on: February 01, 2015, 03:49:30 PM »
Hi Soren, I feel uncomfortable asking for seeds, I am in a much better place if I pay. But, if you happen across excess seeds in the future, I would be very grateful. Oh. BTW, I ended up sourcing a doz Telfairia seeds which I'm awaiting germination.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #36 on: February 01, 2015, 08:03:28 PM »
Hi Soren, I feel uncomfortable asking for seeds, I am in a much better place if I pay. But, if you happen across excess seeds in the future, I would be very grateful. Oh. BTW, I ended up sourcing a doz Telfairia seeds which I'm awaiting germination.

I germinated one of the t. pedata already, just watch for mold. Some of the seeds started to form green mold on the outside, I sprinkled powdered sulfur to help kill off mold.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #37 on: February 01, 2015, 08:22:43 PM »
Hi Soren, I feel uncomfortable asking for seeds, I am in a much better place if I pay. But, if you happen across excess seeds in the future, I would be very grateful. Oh. BTW, I ended up sourcing a doz Telfairia seeds which I'm awaiting germination.

I germinated one of the t. pedata already, just watch for mold. Some of the seeds started to form green mold on the outside, I sprinkled powdered sulfur to help kill off mold.

Sorry for hijacking your thread soren, but lastly, Nullzero, thanks for the tip, I'd better go check.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #38 on: July 05, 2016, 03:32:58 AM »
Bought a bunch of Aframomum pods on the road to Kabale a few days ago. Due to the size variation of the pods I suspect several species are present.


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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2016, 07:05:21 AM »
The fresh seeds have been removed from the pulp, and are ready to be mailed. Please PM if any else are interested in exchanging seeds.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #40 on: July 08, 2016, 01:25:21 PM »
Is this similar to what we West Africans call alligator pepper, Aframomum daniellii? I have only ever used the seeds as a spice, I had no clue you could eat the fruits like that. If you have any more seeds I may have to buy some. ;D

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #41 on: July 09, 2016, 01:35:40 AM »
Is this similar to what we West Africans call alligator pepper, Aframomum daniellii? I have only ever used the seeds as a spice, I had no clue you could eat the fruits like that. If you have any more seeds I may have to buy some. ;D


There is a number of different species growing here in Uganda, and most of them are also utilized - though on a smaller scale - as spices. But for all, the pulp is very nice and consumed fresh.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #42 on: May 20, 2019, 07:16:10 PM »
the aframomum seeds i got from Soren are flowering now, after about 6-7yrs...hoping they set fruits!

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #43 on: May 20, 2019, 07:20:30 PM »
the aframomum seeds i got from Soren are flowering now, after about 6-7yrs...hoping they set fruits!

Very nice! I lost my seedling plants unfortunately. If you are looking at trading seeds or offsets tell me.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #44 on: May 20, 2019, 08:52:20 PM »
the aframomum seeds i got from Soren are flowering now, after about 6-7yrs...hoping they set fruits!

Thats amazing! Can you sell a small devision?
Please PM me if you can. Thanks.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #45 on: May 21, 2019, 11:04:12 AM »
I can divide some Aframomum. Hit me up.

 

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