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Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« on: April 17, 2013, 02:07:00 AM »
Yesterday I bought some Aframomum sp. fruits at a local market outside Kampala; the fruits are large and have a refreshing slightly acid passionfruit taste, with a spicy twist. One of my favorite Ugandan fruits and very container friendly as well.
Seeds are available for trade with anything I don't have  ;)



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My own Aframomum in flower
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2013, 02:58:19 AM »
Soren

May I have some seeds,please.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2013, 03:01:39 AM »
Soren

May I have some seeds,please.

Roy

Seeds are on the way my friend  ;)
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013, 06:29:08 AM »
Hi Soren
Don't forget me !
How are the ones I sent to you ?

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013, 07:57:31 AM »
Hi Soren,

Do you need more than 1 plant to fruit?

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013, 10:01:09 AM »
One plant should be enough; and seeds are on the way to Reunion Island (did already email you) 8)
« Last Edit: April 17, 2013, 10:04:11 AM by Soren »
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2013, 11:26:10 AM »
Great looking fruit!
« Last Edit: April 17, 2013, 11:41:28 AM by nullzero »
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2013, 05:43:08 AM »
I'd love to buy a few, if you have any left.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2013, 05:00:41 PM »
Soren, does the sp. mean you don't know what species this is? Is this the same type you sent out in previous mailing? Thanks,
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2013, 02:10:04 AM »
Soren, does the sp. mean you don't know what species this is? Is this the same type you sent out in previous mailing? Thanks,

Good question Oscar; I bought these on the market and can't identify the parent plants - but these pods are bigger than the others I have previously mailed (Sadhu got A. mildbraedii which is the smallest, and Anestor, Thurston and others from another source years back) so it is likely a different species - there are at least 3 species in central Uganda and several more in other areas... The taste however is the same more or less.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2013, 04:51:49 AM »
The fruit & plant look like that of
Aframomum corrorima


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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2013, 05:36:58 AM »
The fruit & plant look like that of
Aframomum corrorima


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A. corrorima grows in western Uganda. I will try and list the likely species from my literature.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2013, 11:19:56 AM »
The seeds were mailed today - please let me know when are arrive. And I still have for seeds for 2 more parcels should anyone be interested.?
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2013, 11:49:29 AM »
I would also like to get some seeds if they are still available,
thanks
Steven

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« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2013, 12:23:46 PM »
i would like to trade as well.  sent pm

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2013, 06:22:20 AM »
I would like to try these also if you still have some to spare. Happy to trade or buy. Cheers.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2013, 12:41:35 PM »
I would like to try these also if you still have some to spare. Happy to trade or buy. Cheers.

I am sorry but I don't.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2013, 04:11:34 AM »
Was back in the area where I bought the above large fruits from, and a vendor held a bunch including this big pod - the largest I have ever seen. Guess that area has the perfect conditions for Aframomum or perhaps a large variety of one of the species.


On a different market near the town of Mukono on the Jinja-Kampala highway I found this dwarf Aframomum sp. for sale. The pod are smooth, and unlike other Aframomum spp. I have seen, these are just laying on the ground (and not sitting upright on a stem above). Many species have leaf-lets growing to 1-2+ meters but this was hardly ½m when mature.

« Last Edit: July 08, 2013, 05:08:33 AM by Soren »
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #18 on: July 08, 2013, 04:51:21 AM »
Nice photo love the update. That fruit looks amazing and tasty too.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2013, 11:53:09 AM »
Was back in the area where I bought the above large fruits from, and a vendor held a bunch including this big pod - the largest I have ever seen. Guess that area has the perfect conditions for Aframomum or perhaps a large variety of one of the species.


On a different market near the town of Mukono on the Jinja-Kampala highway I found this dwarf Aframomum sp. for sale. The pod are smooth, and unlike other Aframomum spp. I have seen, these are just laying on the ground (and not sitting upright on a stem above). Many species have leaf-lets growing to 1-2+ meters but this was hardly ½m when mature.



I am interested in seeds.  Btw the mulberry are up!  Will have to review what I can send in return.  Ay luck with the mangosteen?  Rambutan?

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2013, 05:49:48 PM »
Soren!

I planted the seeds you sent 134 days ago, and they are JUST now pushing roots.  The first two showed roots today.  Now I wonder how long until they push growth above the soil line.

Thanks again,
Carraig

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2013, 06:38:43 PM »
Mine were up in 4 weeks and quickly reached 10cm 6weeks later.I should have separated them already as there are too many crowded in the pot and most are ready to put out their 5th leaf.I think every seed sprouted.

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2013, 11:04:54 PM »
Hi soren....your  Aframomum seeds germinated ...thanks

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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #23 on: September 21, 2013, 06:03:45 AM »
Mine were up in 4 weeks and quickly reached 10cm 6weeks later.I should have separated them already as there are too many crowded in the pot and most are ready to put out their 5th leaf.I think every seed sprouted.

Same experience here. Seem very vigorous.
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Re: Trade: Aframomum sp. - large fruits
« Reply #24 on: September 21, 2013, 08:26:41 AM »
Mine waited until late in winter but shot up once the temps met with their approval. Have to separate them out as there are dozens in one pot.

 

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