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Post  WardinWake on 6/3/2011, 9:24 pm

Howdy Folks:

A year or two ago we had a discussion going on the proper way to sprout Donut seeds. Several SFG'ers have at one time or another tried to sprout them and most have not had any success and wound up eating the seeds in milk.

Any suggestions?

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Post  boffer on 6/3/2011, 9:29 pm

Everyone forgets that donut seeds are warm season and must be germinated at room temperature.

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Post  jazzymaddy on 6/3/2011, 9:30 pm

Yuk, yuk, yuk. Thanks for the smile.

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Post  sherryeo on 6/3/2011, 9:37 pm

Well, you do have to admit that the seeds are pretty darn tasty in milk!

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Post  walshevak on 6/3/2011, 10:20 pm

So, if I plant the seed known as a donut hole, and I can get it to germinate, how many full sized donuts should I be able to harvest? Razz Oh, do I assume 1 per square?


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Post  NHGardener on 6/4/2011, 10:28 pm

I harvested an entire crop of donut holes 3 summer ago in my row garden, which is why I'm SFG today.

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Post  jymarino on 6/4/2011, 10:35 pm

If I could plant a box of donut holes, my dh would be interested in SFG in a heartbeat! lol!


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