Strawberry sticks

Zoomer44Zoomer44 Posts: 2,953

Has anyone grown strawberry sticks and what are they like.

I've also bought Tomatillo's for the first time, has anyone grown these... 

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  • KEFKEF Posts: 8,915

    Zoomer I know what Tomatillos are, think someone once "spoke" about them on here, but don't know what strawberry sticks are.

    Bump you back up image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 44,426

    You mean you can grow these?

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     Where do you get the seeds?  I want some image

    In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt ... Margaret Atwood
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 24,400

    I don't. I bet they're nearly as unpleasant as those old sweet cigarettes

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener LeicsPosts: 6,568

    Ah, but the 'sweet tobacco' was yummy - shredded coconut coated with cocoa and brown sugar I think!

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 24,400

    I know what they are really thoughimage

    Some sort of chenopodium

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 44,426

    Related to Fat Hen and Quinoa?

    In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt ... Margaret Atwood
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener LeicsPosts: 6,568

    Rings a bell nut now you mention it - I grew chenopodium 'strawberry sticks' from T&M seeds about 10-15 years ago.  Can't say they tasted much of anything and haven't grown them since.  Maybe it's me, but those, tomatillos and cape gooseberries just seemed very bland compared to more traditional fruits.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • KEFKEF Posts: 8,915

    Same sort of result as asparagus peas? image

  • Zoomer44Zoomer44 Posts: 2,953

    image I prefered 'sweet tobacco', not very PC now thoughimage

    Must have been having a reckless moment when buying seeds... any views on the merits of Purslane and Okra...or are these going the same way as asparagus peasimage

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