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Post by chickenofthewoods on 19th February 2010, 8:03 pm

OK, slightly different question now (and thanks for the answers so far, they've been most enlightening). If you had/have the space, what five 'exotic' fruit or veg would you choose? By exotic I mean slightly unusual plants like Calloo for instance.

I've a whim try something new this year so I'm curious to see what other people choose and to hear about their experiences.

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Post by Green Rosie on 19th February 2010, 10:02 pm

A mulberry tree is top of my list and I keep wandering round sure I'll find somewhere for it ......

Other smaller exotics I have tried include:

Red orache
Komatsuma
Tomatillos

And I am going to give okra a go this year.

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Post by Adrian on 19th February 2010, 10:47 pm

Pretty much scaled back my exotics to basics, though I am growing 5 varieties of heirloom tomatoes this year, they are pretty exotic

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Post by Compostwoman on 19th February 2010, 11:08 pm

Like Badger I would grow 5 different types of Heirloom toms...

oh, wait, I already do that.... Very Happy

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 19th February 2010, 11:25 pm

What slightly exotic plants would I grow? Hmmm...

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Post by chickenofthewoods on 20th February 2010, 12:09 am

Sorry Billy, I should have been more specific. Legal exotic plants

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Post by Snoopka on 20th February 2010, 10:41 am

avocadoes
mangoes
coconut
lime
pecan
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