Comments for Lee Reich http://www.leereich.com Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:27:59 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on Some You Win, Some You Lose. Why? by Lee Reich http://www.leereich.com/2018/09/some-you-win-some-you-lose-why.html#comment-2209 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:27:59 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=3508#comment-2209 I grow celery also. Although they taste very similar, their used, texture, and even the slight difference in flavor warrant, for me, growing both. Or, rather, trying to grow both.

]]>
Comment on Some You Win, Some You Lose. Why? by Sue http://www.leereich.com/2018/09/some-you-win-some-you-lose-why.html#comment-2208 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:10:35 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=3508#comment-2208 Greetings from Seattle. Thanks for sharing your varieties. I have three, I need to double check but I believe one is early, two are mid season. I would love to extend the season. Blueberries are on sale at my favorite nursery now and hopefully I’ll find a couple to fit the bill. Excellent time to plant in Zone 8. Sorry about the celeriac. It seems like a good alternative to regular celery. I don’t like growing regular celery. All that water and it takes forever to grow.

]]>
Comment on Ugly, But Tasty, Old Fruit by Lee Reich http://www.leereich.com/2013/12/ugly-but-tasty-old-fruit.html#comment-2206 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:55:20 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/2013/12/ugly-but-tasty-old-fruit.html#comment-2206 Quoting from my book “Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden”: There is some question as to the original home of the medlar, for dense thickets of scraggly and thorny wild medlars now are naturalized over much of Europe. The greatest diversity amongst wild medlars, suggesting a possible point of origin for this plant, is along the west coast of the Caspian Sea. But leaf impressions of the medlar have been reported in interglacial deposits in the former East Germany, lending support to Linnaeus’s choice of germanica for the specific epithet.

]]>
Comment on FRUIT BOOK GIVEAWAY, AND FRUIT FUTURES by Lee Reich http://www.leereich.com/2015/03/fruit-book-giveaway-and-fruit-futures.html#comment-2205 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:52:38 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=1901#comment-2205 “Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden” Perhaps the tree needs a pollinator variety nearby for best fruit production.

]]>
Comment on Figs and Peppers and . . . by Lee Reich http://www.leereich.com/2018/09/figs-and-peppers-and.html#comment-2204 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:45:59 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=3501#comment-2204 Whether or not it overwinters there depends on the size of the tunnel. The larger the tunnel and the further the plant from the edges of the tunnel, the greater the chance for survival. Also, roots may survive very cold weather (such as my Zone 5) but the new sprouts then need a very long season if they are going to ripen fruit.Fruits ripen sooner if borne on shoots growing from overwintering stems above ground.

]]>
Comment on Figs and Peppers and . . . by Jesse Shapiro http://www.leereich.com/2018/09/figs-and-peppers-and.html#comment-2203 Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:36:43 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=3501#comment-2203 Just read fedco trees Facebook story of a customer who overwinters some figs outdoors in zone 4. A dude in Shelburne VT is growing them in a high tunnel, but he may be experimenting with overwintering too

]]>
Comment on Ugly, But Tasty, Old Fruit by Mr E Bulent http://www.leereich.com/2013/12/ugly-but-tasty-old-fruit.html#comment-2202 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:18:26 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/2013/12/ugly-but-tasty-old-fruit.html#comment-2202 What is know for ZUZULE FRUIT. I had this fruit in Croatia. Small but very tasty. Where did it originated from.

]]>
Comment on Ugly, But Tasty, Old Fruit by Mr E Bulent http://www.leereich.com/2013/12/ugly-but-tasty-old-fruit.html#comment-2201 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:14:49 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/2013/12/ugly-but-tasty-old-fruit.html#comment-2201 In Cyprus us Turks call this fruit ‘muşmula “. Its a popular fruit people eat it as it comes. I would never have call this fruit or any other fruit ugly.

]]>
Comment on Figs and Peppers and . . . by Dee Dee http://www.leereich.com/2018/09/figs-and-peppers-and.html#comment-2200 Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:10:57 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=3501#comment-2200 I would definitely want you on my ship going down…you have tenacity! I am reading and cringing with the fig matter, gee–not for lack of trying. Good luck my friend, it’s surely worth it.

]]>
Comment on Figs and Peppers and . . . by Sheri Cline http://www.leereich.com/2018/09/figs-and-peppers-and.html#comment-2199 Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:59:22 +0000 http://www.leereich.com/?p=3501#comment-2199 I love that espaliered fig! I was fortunate enough to work on an overgrown fig tree that sprouted a sucker on it’s exposed root. Potted it up and after it made it through a winter I planted it last year. It grew about a foot this year and it has 3 branches, I’ve been trying to decide how to train it and thought about installing a T-post & cattle panel trellis to anchor it too. They don’t seem to put on a good taste like a mission fig here in my region of the PNW but I was thinking about growing it for a natural sweetener fig syrup. Thanks for the bug information. I’ll keep my eye out for problems.

]]>