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Is it too late to plant???

Posted by rosiew 7 GA (rosemarywalsh@bellsouth.net) on
Thu, Jul 3, 08 at 7:16

My neighbor just returned from Zinbabwe with seven year bean seeds, a type of lima. Could I plant now and expect a crop?

Another question: could I get cilantro to grow now? Could put it where it doesn't get the full hot sun.

Thanks for your time.
Rosie in Sugar Hill


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RE: Is it too late to plant???

Lima beans will get a real jump start in this heat & there should still plenty of time for them to mature. I don't know about cilantro (don't care for it myself).


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RE: Is it too late to plant???

  • Posted by jmzms z7 Alpharetta, GA (My Page) on
    Fri, Jul 4, 08 at 14:20

Rosie,
It's probably too late for the cilantro. Usually by the time the tomatoes are ready to make fresh salsa, my cilantro is spent. :-( Some people have had mild success with it in containers and moving it about in shadier areas.


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