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Chaya - Tree Spinach $10 (plus shipping if necessary)
« on: June 24, 2017, 11:31:38 AM »
Popular in Latin America, Chaya is a high protein leafy green.
Very nutritious, it is drought tolerant & low maintenance.
Leaves must be boiled for 3-5 minutes before eating, as they contain hydrocyanic glycosides.
Fish & animals love eating it, too!
Goes dormant during Winter, but grows vigorously in warm weather.
1 gallon


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Re: Chaya - Tree Spinach $10 (plus shipping if necessary)
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2022, 03:46:34 PM »
Have a 1 gal ready

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Re: Chaya - Tree Spinach $10 (plus shipping if necessary)
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2022, 08:24:11 AM »
I got Chaya from Rodney 2yrs ago. It is the most vigorous Chaya I've ever had. Highly recommended! D

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Re: Chaya - Tree Spinach $10 (plus shipping if necessary)
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2022, 02:24:17 PM »
I got Chaya from Rodney 2yrs ago. It is the most vigorous Chaya I've ever had. Highly recommended! D

Thanks, Pokester.  My tilapia love chowing down on boiled chaya.  I assume chickens, quail and other animals will love it, too

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Re: Chaya - Tree Spinach $10 (plus shipping if necessary)
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2022, 10:48:11 AM »
Do you think it needs to be boiled before giving to chickens? Thanks

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Re: Chaya - Tree Spinach $10 (plus shipping if necessary)
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2022, 06:52:23 PM »
I would believe so, due to the cyanogenic glycosides.  Chopping the leaves up prior to boiling will help dispel the cyanide faster, too.

 

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