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Re: Hot NOW KY Coffee Trees


And the leaves are bipinnately compound, and up to three feet long  
and two wide. Wish I had one! (Had to settle for a Koelreuteria.)

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On May 28, 2005, at 8:25 AM, Zemuly Sanders wrote:

> Your mention of Kentucky reminded me to tell you about my trees.   
> Three years ago I purchased 3 Kentucky Coffee trees on eBay from a  
> nursery in Kentucky.  According to their 'blurb' they had worked in  
> conjunction with the KY Dept of Agriculture to bring this tree back  
> from the brink of extinction.  Anyway, this year they have really  
> taken off.  If I ever get my camera fixed or just buy a disposable  
> one I'll send pictures.  I had heard them discussed at a tree  
> seminar last year as being one of the most underutilized fantastic  
> trees for this area.  Guess I'm just ahead of my time. Huh?  The  
> foliage is just gorgeous -- kind of fern-like.
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer"  
> <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2005 4:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hot
>
>
>
>> Yeah, and it's a shame, too.
>>
>> University of Kentucky [I think that's right] has a hybridizing  
>> program. They're trying to make it a commercial crop. Seems odd  
>> that it has taken so long to recognize its potential.
>>
>> On May 27, 2005, at 8:32 PM, Cathy Carpenter wrote:
>>
>>
>>> At last! Something we z5 folks can grow that Floridians can't! (I
>>> have four.)
>>>
>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>
>>> On May 27, 2005, at 1:08 PM, james singer wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> So right now I'm sitting inside, air on, sipping a little white
>>>> wine, and trying to figure out where to plant a tree given to us by
>>>> the parents of one of Ms. Fatma's students. It's a cherimoya they
>>>> raised from seed. It makes the fourth Annonaceae in our collection
>>>> [two sugar apples and an atemoya]; the only other one I would like
>>>> to add is the native paw-paw, but doubt if we can give it the chill
>>>> hours it needs to be happy.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Island Jim
>>>> Southwest Florida
>>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>>>> Hardiness Zone 10
>>>> Heat Zone 10
>>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>>>>
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>> Island Jim
>> Southwest Florida
>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>> Hardiness Zone 10
>> Heat Zone 10
>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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