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Water Chestnuts – Harvest Day

The water chestnut experiment was completed today. Overall, I would say that the experiment to see if water chestnuts could be grown in southern Oregon was a success. However, the total yield was very small (~2 lbs) from the 16 … Continue reading

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Water chestnuts – June Update

The water chestnuts are still growing! I have not had a chance to set up their grow-basket in the 12′ round pool, but with the help of my 3 boys a couple weekends ago, I was able to set up … Continue reading

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Water Chestnut Update 5-13-12

The water chestnuts are sprouting! It has been about 10 days since planting and as of this morning, 47 of the 120 water chestnuts planted in the nursery tub have started sending up shoots. Most of shoots are only an … Continue reading

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Growing Water Chestnuts

We’ve decided to do an experiment this year and try and grow asian water chestnuts (Eleocharis dulcis). Since our local grocery store doesn’t normally carry live water chestnuts, I special ordered 10 pounds of them from our local produce manager. … Continue reading

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