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General Forestry => Tree, Plant and Wood I.D. => Topic started by: tule peak timber on October 31, 2020, 05:59:28 PM

Title: A rare tree
Post by: tule peak timber on October 31, 2020, 05:59:28 PM
Happy Halloween from the pumpkin tree :D :D
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Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: A-z farmer on October 31, 2020, 08:29:36 PM
They look like hot pumpkins and are delicious when used to make hot apple jelly
Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: WV Sawmiller on November 01, 2020, 11:44:28 AM
I'm waiting to see what the wood looks like when you mill it. :D
Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: tule peak timber on November 01, 2020, 12:50:07 PM
I'm waiting to see what the wood looks like when you mill it. :D
The wood will be hot looking, not for everyone, but tasty.........
Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: Ianab on November 01, 2020, 01:47:25 PM
Well I've got some chilli trees growing here. Rocoto can grow to 16ft tall and live for 15 years, and develop "woody" stems over time. 

This is a couple of plants coming out of Winter. As long as you keep the frost off them they don't even drop their leaves. Some of this years seedlings just getting started beside them.


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Middle of Spring now, and the rocoto are flowering already. 


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Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: WV Sawmiller on November 01, 2020, 06:44:14 PM
   Sounds like we need to move this thread to Health and Safety and remind people during and after milling to be sure to wash their hands thoroughly before they go pee. :D
Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: mike_belben on November 04, 2020, 12:39:10 PM
I'm waiting to see what the wood looks like when you mill it. :D
Like highly valuable pumpkin wood. Tis the season for pumpkin everything.  

Oh wait no, its black friday season already, sorry. 
Title: Re: A rare tree
Post by: doc henderson on November 04, 2020, 02:09:39 PM
 
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the snow and ice got our "apple trees"  as well