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Re: [pfaf] Tribulus terrestris

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  • David Adams
    I got seed from Richters. www.richters.com. I never planted it. ... __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Yahoo! - Official
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      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[50] whilst another report
      > says that it is only
      > hardy in zone 10 which means that it is not frost
      > tolerant[200]. 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[50].
      > A good bee plant[156].
      >
      > 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@...>
      > To: <pfaf@yahoogroups.com>
      > 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
      > artist...
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Does anyone know how to get or grow Tribulus
      > terrestris
      > > (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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