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Barbados Cherry Jelly

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Barbados Cherry (Malpighia Punicifolia L. ,acerola, West Indian cherry, cereza colorado, and wild crepe myrtle) Barbados Cherry is wonderful shrub commonly 6 feet tall in Texas, and growing into a small tree in other places in Florida, the West Indies, … Continue reading

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Turk’s Cap Jelly

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Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var.drummondii,  Drummond Wax-Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Red Mallow, Wild Turk’s Cap, Bleeding Heart, Malva de Cera) Turk’s Cap Jelly is definitely a jelly that few people have heard of, let alone eaten. I only found … Continue reading

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Netal Plum Jelly and Jam

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Natal Plum (carrisa grandiflora) is native to South Africa but grows well in Texas (particularly the southern part), Florida, Arizona, and California. The flower is a beautiful white star. Although the plant blooms in the spring you can find flowers … Continue reading

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Agarita Jelly Recipe

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Agarita (Agarito,Berberis trifoliata, wild currant, or desert holly) is one of my favorite fruit producing bushes. One of the reasons I like it is that it is easy to recognize with its holly-like pointy evergreen gray-blue leaves.  It can grow … Continue reading

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