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Toona sinensis
« on: February 09, 2021, 09:04:37 PM »
Anyone know anything about this? Iím growing one.
If anyone wants t\h\is plant Iíll try to sell some suckers once it grows larger
This tree is deciduous
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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2021, 08:37:54 AM »
Do you have any pictures of your tree? I have one growing now that is dormant.

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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2021, 01:18:43 PM »
supposely the younger leaves can be used for cooking...someone told me if you crush them..it can smell like chicken soup or something. (i tried...not really).

i have one that my parents planted i assume a long time ago....and that's the only reason i still have it around

i'm i socal and it does drop most of its leaves during the winter here though it's suppose to be deciduous.

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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2021, 05:06:15 PM »
Do you have any pictures of your tree? I have one growing now that is dormant.
Yeah sure, itís growing now lemme add some pics





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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2021, 08:02:43 PM »
Does it really taste like beef? I watched Weird Explorer's video on it and wonder if it is any good in cooking?
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2021, 12:16:43 AM »
Does it really taste like beef? I watched Weird Explorer's video on it and wonder if it is any good in cooking?
It tastes sort of like beef, but I truly havenít memorized what beef really tastes like since I havenít eaten it in a long time, just donít like it Iím not on a diet
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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2021, 08:45:24 PM »
Yeah I have a couple of these trees. It's true about the taste. In my family it tastes just like Beef and Onion to us very strong. We use the leaves to make veggie burgers. If your tree leaves doesn't take like Beef and Onion it's not a real Toon Sinensis. But someone else taste buds might just be different.

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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2021, 09:38:38 PM »
Hereís what it looks like now. The flavor is really liek onion and beef! I love it so much



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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2021, 11:28:20 PM »
Do you have plants/seeds for sale?

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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2021, 09:47:51 AM »
Do you have plants/seeds for sale?
I'd be interested in some too.
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Re: Toona sinensis
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2021, 07:37:49 PM »
Sorry, I donít have any, you can find them easily , but maybe around next spring I will have a couple.
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