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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 18:41 »
I remember tiger nuts from my youth.

Not a pleasant memory ! ;)

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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2017, 19:06 »
I remember tiger nuts from my youth.

Not a pleasant memory ! ;)

Oh really? The description sounds tasty - a cross between almonds and coconuts...

I have read that it is possible to germinate/sprout them from dried ones and grow these on which is obviously a lot cheaper than buying plug plants like this

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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2017, 20:26 »
I remember tiger nuts from my youth.

Not a pleasant memory ! ;)

Oh really? The description sounds tasty - a cross between almonds and coconuts...

I have read that it is possible to germinate/sprout them from dried ones and grow these on which is obviously a lot cheaper than buying plug plants like this

The ones i tried were dried , worth a try to see if they sprout. Have not tried fresh tiger nuts so they may well be tasty ! :)

Going to (hopefully)  try some fresh chick peas this year !

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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2017, 20:38 »
I used to love Tiger Nuts. Natural sweetness, not unlike half dried out chestnuts only slightly less chewy

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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2017, 06:59 »
They also go by the name of chufa nuts. Thomas Etty sell 30 tubers for 2

http://www.thomasetty.co.uk/seeds/veg-flower-2017.pdf

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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2017, 07:28 »
Thanks featherstone!

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Re: Tiger nuts
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2017, 10:22 »
They also go by the name of chufa nuts. Thomas Etty sell 30 tubers for 2

http://www.thomasetty.co.uk/seeds/veg-flower-2017.pdf

What an interesting catalogue... thank you for the link!
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