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RE: Chipilin!!

  • Subject: RE: Chipilin!!
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 07:57:11 -0800

Yep I got it at a pharmacy. I think I had to order it or maybe they kept
it behind the counter, it was a long time ago but I remember the
pharmacy person was curious about why I wanted it.

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of james singer
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 6:40 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Chipilin!!

Potassium nitrate. Sometimes hard to find. In Florida, where I used it
last, I got it from a pharmacy. Pure stuff, 6 ozs for a couple of
bucks, and enough to make a couple of barrels of solution.

On Feb 4, 2009, at 6:19 PM, Theresa G. wrote:

> Remind me what the heck saltpeter is again?
>
> Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI wrote:
>> Is this the same idea as soaking them in a saltpeter solution? I have
>> tried that and it does work better than without.
>>
>> Cyndi
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of james singer
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 6:23 AM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Chipilin!!
>>
>> Very good. Keep me informed.
>>
>> Incidentally, I recently heard that soaking seeds for 4-5 hours in
>> very strong black tea works as well as sanding and takes a lot less
>> effort. Haven't tried it so not too sure it works... but the source
>> has a wonderful garden.
>>
>>
>> On Feb 3, 2009, at 9:20 PM, Theresa G. wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Hey Jim-
>>> My friend who was looking for the chipilin was finally able to get a
>>> friend in Mexico to send some seeds.  We planted some inside last
>>> week- tried a bunch of different methods to see what helped boost
>>> success (soaking in water, cold period in fridge, sanding with sand
>>> paper, regular planting, planting of soil surface).  So far, the
>>> sanded ones are winning by a mile!!  It is so exciting, we have a
>>> couple of very tiny, but healthy plants growing.
>>>
>>> Theresa
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> Inland Jim
>> Willamette Valley
>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
>> Elevation 148'
>> 39.9" Precipitation
>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
>> Heat Zone 5
>> Sunset Zone 6
>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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Inland Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
39.9" Precipitation
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 102 F [39 C]

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