hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: spanish name

  • Subject: Re: [cg] spanish name
  • From: Alliums <garlicgrower@snip.net>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 14:44:09 -0400

Hi, Tom!

>Does anyone know the english translation
>of the word "quirquina" (with a tilde over
>the n)??? Some of our Bolivian gardeners
>are growing this ....it is a green and/or
>herb of some sort....Libby G.?  Jack?

Check out the Seeds of Change website -- I got a packet from them in with
some donations of this stuff -- it appears to be a medicinal green.  I
haven't grown it yet -- it's an annual and my life was too busy to get it in
so quickly.

I don't think there is an English translation -- it doesn't seem to be
something commonly grown here.

Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden

A mission of 
St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA  19460

community_garden maillist  -  community_garden@mallorn.com

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index