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Old August 15, 2014   #8
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Originally Posted by Cole_Robbie View Post

I have a theory that if the above-ground Jimson Weed growth was kept trimmed away, then the tomatoes would not be toxic. But I don't have a lab to test my results, so I didn't try it.

The Jimson Weed patch in the cow field behind my house is an 8' tall jungle. The roots over-winter, which is why it comes back so ferociously. I think an established patch of ground with a Jimson Weed root system in place would grow the biggest tomato plants I have ever seen.
Thanks for the link, and thanks for the information, Tom, Cole, et all.

I would like to try henbane because the of the outrageous root system, so if anyone has a hint of where to get the seed (and assuming its legal in EU/USA) please let me know.

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