Orchid tree/Mountain-ebony â(Bauhinia variegata)â seeds avail

waqassaeedMay 1, 2010

I have now seeds of Orchid tree/Mountain-ebony (Bauhinia variegata). Over here people cultivate this plant for its flower buds which tastes so yummy also this tree bears very beautiful flowers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bauhinia_variegata

Regards

Waqas

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softmentor(z9/sunset13 CA desert)

You can eat the flowers? I know they smell wonderful but eat them? How do you prepare them?

    Bookmark   May 7, 2010 at 2:27PM
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waqassaeed

Hello

Well we eat their flower buds when they are about to open. My mother fry them just like any other vegetable. If you need recipe i can send you.

waqas

    Bookmark   May 9, 2010 at 12:22PM
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Eggo(z10soCal LBC)

I have seen these growing before but I'm not sure if it's the same species I seen. I didn't know they edible. hmmm, this will be interesting to give it a go.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2010 at 3:16AM
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softmentor(z9/sunset13 CA desert)

Yes, please post the recipe. Very interesting

    Bookmark   May 10, 2010 at 2:25PM
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