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Oranges Anyone?

Postby Gerry Bullock » Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:37 pm

Now this can only be achieved in UK at this time of year and you Gneed to find a Spindle Tree :? not surprised they're not that common. The one I'm aware of is the only one I've seen in my immediate area. More likely to be found as a shrub in someone's garden.
I was somewhat disappointed with shape of seeds as the first ones I removed at site were round so I just collected a pocketful of seed cases. When I opened the rest most were oval and not really looking like oranges.
I leave you to judge:
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Postby andrew milner » Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:13 pm

Just looks like a red cross to me Gerry :D (Can't see the picture :roll: )
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Postby Nick Ellingworth » Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:48 pm

To be honest they look kinda like pomegranates to me rather than oranges but you've still done a really good job Gerry.

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Postby Rockley Bottom » Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:58 pm

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Could they be lemons with a new paint job :?: :?:

I have seen some lemons about the size of an orange
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Postby dr5euss » Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:58 pm

I was thinking lemon too, Ralph :)

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Postby Gerry Bullock » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:42 pm

Don't know why you can't see it Andrew as it's hosted by Gn15.info :?:
Perhaps Emrys can explain.
I'll not be painting them as I've no use for them. I agree that as yellow lemons they'd probably work.
Now in a box to see what they look like in a month or so :wink: .
Chances are they'll shivel up and end up looking like something totally different :lol:
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Postby Rockley Bottom » Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:19 am

Gerry

I know this may not be in your plans but if you are worried about them(the seeds) changing, you could set some into modelling clay, or blue tack as a load for a box. This you could then cast and produce either plaster or resin ones and then paint them yellow :!: :!: .

Just an idea :wink:

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Postby andrew milner » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:44 am

I can see the photo now Gerry, don't know why not before! I remember reading on a link from (I think) Pat's threads on veg., using small balls of Fimo rolled on a small file (for the dimples) to make oranges. If you use orange Fimo, no need to paint 8)
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