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The Moringa Thread
« on: June 12, 2020, 02:46:53 am »
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becoming obsessed w/ this tree..

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Re: The Moringa Thread
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2020, 02:49:18 am »
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i've got ~10 growing. about to ramp up bigtime and try to grow a ton of these trees.

1) i love eating the leaves, and they are incredibly nutritious/good for you
2) might be able to sell the leaves/powder at some point -> farm life experiment
3) they grow so fast down here: within a week of putting the seed in dirt, i have a ~4" moringa tree. about another week after that, it's ~8" and I can actually eat some leaves. A month after and it's ~2 ft. 2 months, 3-4 ft.
4) you can chop most of the tree down and it'll grow right back
5) you can propagate it very easily by cuttings

it's used to fight malnutrition now.. the health profile of moringa leaves is actually incredible.

i wakeup and just go to the baby tree & eat like 50 leaves for breakfast... lmao.

love it.

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Re: The Moringa Thread
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2020, 03:00:15 am »
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this is the dude who turned me on to moringa in SFL, and whom i got my first tree from. The rest of mine have come from seed:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Rl829yBAhs" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Rl829yBAhs</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tRqpcM-BNM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tRqpcM-BNM</a>




some decent info on the different varieties:

https://medium.com/@dpmaharshi/most-popular-moringa-seed-varieties-1e31e974aee4

I have the PK2 variety. Apparently there's this new MOMAX3 variety.



cool video on making moringa powder:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-DHQ5mc3ew" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-DHQ5mc3ew</a>



cool vid on harvesting/propagating moringa:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCS79xox6SM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCS79xox6SM</a>

the guy cuts down pretty much all of the tree.. in subsequent videos, some of the cuttings themselves look like big trees 7 months later.

they can get 20-30 ft high.. so most people keep them ~6 ft so that they can easily access the healthy leaves.

you cut them back, and they grow right back very quick.

incredible tree.

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Re: The Moringa Thread
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2020, 03:00:27 am »
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"THE MOST NUTRITIOUS Terrestrial Plant in the World!"

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Re: The Moringa Thread
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2020, 03:55:07 am »
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dude has an epic moringa forest on his "small" property. pretty cool.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF3xrtMppQw" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF3xrtMppQw</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyJNelXSTzg" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyJNelXSTzg</a>