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Sterculia quadrifida seeds.


By Bernieh

Sterculia quadrifida seeds. (Sterculia Quadrifida)

When the fruit pod reaches maturity it splits open to reveal up to 8 black seeds that are edible raw or roasted and taste like raw peanuts. The seed coat or testa has to be removed first when eating these.

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have you planted any of these seeds

14 Aug, 2009


No Irish there's nowhere on my property to grow another of these trees, so I leave the seeds for the birds - they love them!

14 Aug, 2009


the birds must love you for these Bernieh

14 Aug, 2009


I love this kind of informative picture and caption with it, don't like just a picture without a clue. Because 'love to learn'.Thanks Bernieh.

16 Aug, 2009


You're most welcome - that's what I love about this site too. Lots to learn.

16 Aug, 2009


Cool! I like to read information on these things too Berniah.

19 Aug, 2009


I wonder who the first person was to think about roasting them and then salting them, and then putting them into bags. I then bought them and took them into the pictures on a Saturday morning back in the early 1960' cost 3d to go into the pictures and 1d for the nuts!

21 Aug, 2009

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This photo is of "Sterculia Quadrifida - Peanut Tree or Orange-fruited Kurrajong " in Bernieh's garden

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