What can I do with this?

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What can I do with this?

Post by jawsum » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:14 pm

I brought this seed pod home from Cuba about 18 months ago, I picked it fresh off the unknown tree.
Whilst it would be a shame to break it open because it's quite a nice souvenir in it's own right, I would like to have a go at growing whatever it is ????
Judging by the ribs there seems to be around 27ish seeds contained within.

Any tips / ideas ?

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:04 pm

They sell these at the Eden project as a rattle so perhaps use it as a musical instrument!

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Adam D » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:08 pm

It looks like a machete!

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Conifers » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:14 pm

A Delonix regia pod.

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by billdango » Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:44 pm

It looks like something a west african tree pangolin coughed up?

But good luck with growing it whatever it is.

billdango. :D :D :D

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by jawsum » Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:51 pm

Conifers wrote:A Delonix regia pod.
superb, thanks

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by call » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:13 pm

jawsum wrote:
Conifers wrote:A Delonix regia pod.
superb, thanks
grow it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Conifers » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:21 pm

call wrote:
jawsum wrote:
Conifers wrote:A Delonix regia pod.
superb, thanks
grow it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Not quite! 8)

Grow the seeds in it :mrgreen:

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by call » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:21 pm

thats what i ment

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Conifers » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:22 pm

call wrote:thats what i ment
That's what they all say :lol:

See if you can find some instructions for germination icon_thumright

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by call » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:31 pm

yeah cos it looks epic
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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by flounder » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:29 pm

I've heard the only way to get them to flower in the uk, is to mulch them with rocking horse shi........

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Conifers » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:33 pm

flounder wrote:I've heard the only way to get them to flower in the uk, is to mulch them with rocking horse shi........
Should be easy enough with a large heated greenhouse!

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by kata » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:35 pm

OH WOWEEEEEEEEEEEE,

I love that red.
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: What can I do with this?

Post by Conifers » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:25 pm

Whole tree:
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