Re: [pfaf] Tribulus terrestris
- I got seed from Richters. www.richters.com.
I never planted it.
--- Ken Fern <ken.fern@...> wrote:
> Dear Luke__________________________________________________
> I'm not sure how hardy Tribulus terrestris is, but
> it can probably be grown
> in Britain as an annual crop. Here is an extract
> from the PFAF database.
> We have very little information on this species and
> are not sure how
> successful it will be in Britain. There are
> conflicting reports on its
> hardiness - according to one report it is native to
> N. France which should
> make it hardy in Britain whilst another report
> says that it is only
> hardy in zone 10 which means that it is not frost
> tolerant. We would
> suggest treating it as a frost tender annual and
> then experimenting with its
> hardiness. It is likely to require a well-drained
> dry to moist soil and is
> also likely to be tolerant of maritime exposure.
> The plant is very fast growing from seed.
> A good bee plant.
> The only place I know that can supply seeds is B&T
> World Seeds. Visit their
> web site at www.b-and-t-world-seeds.com for details
> of availability.
> If you do grow the plant, please could you let us
> know how it fares with you
> so that we can learn more about its potential for
> this country.
> Many thanks
> Ken Fern
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "tao1uk" <luke_devlin@...>
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> Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 3:42 PM
> Subject: [pfaf] introduction
> > Hi there, joined not long ago, thought I'd
> introduce myself. I'm
> > Luke, I live in Glasgow, I'm 22, Taoist, martial
> > Does anyone know how to get or grow Tribulus
> > (Zygophyllaceae) seeds? As a vegan martial artist
> I use this herbal
> > supplement and it works wonders. Just wondered if
> it can be grown in
> > the UK.
> > Sorry if you're on one of the other lists I'm on
> and get this message
> > a few times!
> > Peace be with you
> > Luke
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