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Baobab book
« on: February 21, 2012, 09:58:38 AM »

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Re: Baobab book
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012, 01:02:57 PM »
....and that bats pollinate the flowers?  How fascinating......anyone every tasted
one of the fruits?




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Re: Baobab book
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2012, 06:27:38 PM »
....and that bats pollinate the flowers?  How fascinating......anyone every tasted
one of the fruits?




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Tasted the baobab fruit for first time at Kampong in Florida. It was sweet and floury. Here is a photo i took there:

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Re: Baobab book
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2012, 06:30:29 PM »
....and that bats pollinate the flowers?  How fascinating......anyone every tasted
one of the fruits?




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Tasted the baobab fruit for first time at Kampong in Florida. It was sweet and floury. Here is a photo i took there:

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Would you say its worthy growing for food crop? Or more novelty?
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Re: Baobab book
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012, 06:43:27 PM »
As fas as taste is concerned, more of a novelty. But apparently baobab is very high in nutrition. Not for small back yards though as the tree eventually becomes giant sized, although maybe not in one lifetime?
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Re: Baobab book
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2012, 06:47:13 PM »
As fas as taste is concerned, more of a novelty. But apparently baobab is very high in nutrition. Not for small back yards though as the tree eventually becomes giant sized, although maybe not in one lifetime?
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I presume would do well for long term food forest tree. I always like drought tolerant perennial food crops. Trying to sprout some Acacia colei seeds right now, in the future would love making Acacia colei and Mesquite flour food. Sounds like Baobab is good dried and mixed into flours.
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Re: Baobab book
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2012, 08:43:07 PM »
I bought some baobab coconut granola today at Whole Foods...very yummy.
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