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From: Roy Witt (1:397/22)
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Date: Wed, 13.12.06 12:05
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13 Dec 06 05:46, Roger Nelson wrote to Roy Witt:

RN>> I've heard of them, but am unsure if I ever laid eyes on one here.
RW>> They range from Texas to California and south into Mexico. We have
RW>> a giant Cholla cactus growing at the gate. The 'pears' are really
RW>> sweet to eat, kinda like eating rasberry jam. That is, if you can
RW>> get past the prickly spines.

RN> That sounds like the banana plants that grow wild around here. The
RN> bananas they yeild are much sweeter than the ones you buy at the
RN> market.

I had a banana tree in California, but it never produced any fruit.

RW>> Pigskin gloves help a lot.

RN> I imagine they would.

Actually, they're a requirement when handling them. They also have very
tiny hair-like spines that you can't even see. They're also hard to see
when you're looking for them with a tweezer to pull them out.


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