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Re: Buddha's hand

I didn't know it was edible.  They are sold a lot around here.  I  wanted one 
for a while until I was told it wasn't edible, and got to see a  
fruit.....was nothing there to eat.  Was unique though, that's true.   I heard that it is 
used a lot in potpourri, scents, etc.  Do you have more  info on what the uses 
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 3/10/2006 11:02:44 AM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

you; you  may be onto something here.  Page 11 of this week's Life magazine  
reports (with a life-size picture) that Buddha's Hands are selling like  
hotcakes.  Major distributor, Melissa's, reports a 100% increase in  sales 
over the past 5 years.  It is seen at chic dining spots like  Mira Lago in 
las Vegas.  They say it tastes like a zingier  lemon-lime; its peel perks up 
meats, desserrts, and  cocktails.

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