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Discussion pertaining primarily to edible plants, fruits, culinary herbs, and culinary spices. This does contain forums for some inedible and/or toxic plants (for crafts, fabric, herbs, houseplants, etc.) Research anything before you eat it.
by Radishrain • |
Here is a list of tags to keep in mind for the Plant forum: • amendment_ • compost_ • fertilizer_ • greenhouse_ • grow_light • herbalism_ • hugelkultur_ • hydroponic_gardening • microgreens_ • mulch_ • groundcover_ • organic_gardening • pest_ • raised_bed • seed_ ...read more
by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
foliar.growspice.com This thread is for declaring (and experimenting with) foliar spray application rates of fertilizer, minerals, and such, since they can be pretty hard to find or convert, sometimes. Sources for information are below. Feel free to reply with more information, if you know it...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I've invented a system to help keep track of which plants are which, and where they came from. You don't have to worry about what my IDs or names mean--but if you're curious, here you go. If you wish to use this system yourself, and are new to it, feel free to consult with me, if you want ...read more

Tomatoes and skin cancer

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5506060/ This talks about how consuming tomatoes reduces indicence of tumors from a certain kind of skin cancer, or some such. They only tested red and tangerine tomatoes (tangerine is a color gene for one of the orange kinds of tomatoes, which is ...read more

Cilantrovaya_ tomato project

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Cilantrovaya_A F2 is the same plant as MKX_B. See the MKX_ project for earlier information about MKX_B: https://www.growspice.com/MKX-tomato-project-td3636.html This project was named due to the first fruit of Cilantrovaya_A having a delayed aftertaste of fresh cilantro, and having Medovaya ...read more

Wonderberries are tetraploids!

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
I've long wondered whether wonderberries were polyploids or not, and it turns out, they are! Well, according to a couple sources on the Internet, anyway. I don't know if they're talking about research done on actual wonderberries sold as wonderberries or on Solanum retroflexum from Africa, or on...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://biologydictionary.net/gametophyte/ I found the above to be very insightful. Beware of the ads, though; as in, there are a lot of them (but if you search for articles on your typical search engine, it's probably something you're used to). Apparently, some plants produce gametes some...read more

Wuler_ tomato project

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
See also this link: https://www.tomatojunction.com/post73894.html#p73894 Wuler_ is a tomato project of mine ( see my ID system if you want to make sense of how I name plants within each project), to deal with segregations of and/or crosses with the unstable B.S.X. tomato seeds I received in...read more

Wuler_ tomato project

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Wuler_ is a tomato project of mine, to deal with segregations of and/or crosses with the unstable B.S.X. tomato seeds I received in 2019 (which have proven pretty cool). This is to distinguish it from the other B.S.X. tomatoes floating around that don't quite match mine in description, and to he...read more

Honeycomb F1 tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Data: - 0.5oz fruit (15 grams); large cherry size; extra large cherry size - Fruit color: orange / golden orange-yellow - 75 to 80 days - Indeterminate - Resists Fol (0,1,2), ToMV, Pi, Pst, Xcv, along with some resistance to at least one kind of blight (not sure which), according to moless...read more

Tasty Beef F1 tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
- High yielding / productive / enormous quantities - Vigorous - 4 to 8 oz - Indeterminate - Red / intense scarlet - Resists V F2 / Good disease resistance - May be a Gurney's breed. Vendors in 2022: - $6.99: https://www.gurneys.com/product/tasty-beef-vff-hybrid-tomato - $8.97: https:/...read more

Super Beefsteak tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
- 80 days - Up to 1lb / 17oz / medium - High yielding - Red - Beefsteak/oblate shape - Smooth and meaty - RL - Indeterminate - Resists V F N - Smoother shoulders and smaller blossoms scars than the regular Beefsteak, according to Burpee, in 2022. - Open-pollinated Articles: - http:...read more

BushSteak F1 tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
- 8 to 12 oz - meaty - 20 to 24 inch dwarf plants / mature height = 36" - determinate - 65 days / early - container-friendly Vendors in 2022: - $6.95 (40 seeds): https://www.burpee.com/tomato-bushsteak-hybrid-prod000982.html - https://www.homedepot.com/p/Burpee-Tomato-BushSteak-Hy...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Apparently, doing foliar sprays with things like ascorbic acid, citric acid, and acetic acid can have significant benefits to plants (although too much can kill them). It can improve drought-tolerance, salinity-tolerance, plant growth, and fruit quality. - https://www.proquest.com/docview/147...read more

Tomato to-grow list for 2023

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
- Amana Orange (future saved seed) - Broy_ F3 (future saved seed) - Brandy Boy F12 (future saved seed) - Brazillian Beauty (Gifted/traded seed) - Cherokee Purple (Baker Creek) - German Lunchbox (Baker Creek) - Market Wonder (Saved seed) - Mila Orange Pear (Baker Creek) - MKX_ (Future sav...read more
by Radishrain • | | 36 comments
log.growspice.com I began my growlog at the following website (see that for earlier information): https://www.tomatojunction.com/shule-s-2022-growlog-t3310.html Growlist: [FYI: - The names on my growlist with hyphens are seed names; those with underscores are plant names. If it just e...read more

Morsel_ tomato project

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Morsel_A F1 was a plant I grew in 2021. It was an F1 hybrid, with Napoli as the mother, and an unknown smaller-fruited plant as the father. The fruits were ovate in a symmetrical fashion; they were somewhat sweet, and quite good. They tasted like they'd be good tomatoes in salad (and for snackin...read more

MKX_ tomato project

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by Radishrain • | | 4 comments
MKX_ is a tomato breeding project. MKX_A F1 was the first plant of the project, grown in 2017, and was a cross between Medovaya Kaplya and another tomato. The cross evidently happened in my own garden in 2016 (when I grew the true Medovaya Kaplya, and probably over a hundred other tomato variet...read more

Microwaving radish seeds

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/exposure-time-microwaves-affect-seed/#:~:text=Seeds%20only%20microwaved%2015%20seconds,experiment%20with%20lower%20microwave%20times. This link is to an experiment about the effects on germination of microwaving radish seeds. I wonder if that ...read more

Lobbying for the Utah state vegetable

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.deseret.com/2008/3/28/20078637/hamson-tomato-should-be-state-veggie This is an article written by someone who wants the Hamson tomato to be the Utah state vegetable. Cool. I'm growing two Hamson plants, this year.

Tomato Chlorotic Spot virus

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/NewsArticles/Tomato_Chlorotic_Spot_Virus.html The link above provides information and a call to report cases of Tomato Chlorotic Spot virus. It's similar to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus.

Tomato Chlorosis virus

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.growingproduce.com/crop-protection/disease-control/pest-of-the-month-tomato-chlorosis-virus-2/ This virus looks a lot like magnesium-deficiency (the link describes how it's different). It's spread by whiteflies.

Scientific information about Malva neglecta

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/333747368_Medical_benefit_of_Malva_neglecta_-A_review The linked page has a wealth of information about the chemicals in Malva neglecta.

Chlorophytum houseplant varieties

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Chlorophytum bichettii: - No named varieties, AFAIK (green inside; white edges) Chlorophytum capense: - No named varieties, AFAIK (green inside; white edges) Chlorophytum comosum: - Atlantic (white inside; green edges) - Bonnie (white inside; green edges; curly) - Heirloom Green (soli...read more

Horehound

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Horehound is a very interesting herb. It's not just like another version of mint in what it does (although it does some of the same things). I recommend studying it. While this article doesn't tell a lot of the things horehound is supposed to be good for, if you're interested in horehound sci...read more
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