Peanuts

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  1. Oregonsparkie

    Oregonsparkie Well-Known Member

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    Anyone ever try growing them?? Where is the best place to get them. What about ways to start them before actual planting.
     
  2. Ravenlost

    Ravenlost Well-Known Member Supporter

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    My Daddy has grown peanuts for years. When I was a kid he grew 2-4 acres. Now he grows 2-4 rows. He gets his seeds at the local Farmer's Cooperative. He has never started them beforehand...always planted them right into the ground.

    As a kid pulling, stacking, and picking off peanuts was a dreaded chore.
     

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    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Is it true that the peanuts are formed from the flower once it bends over and touches soil? Don't know where I read that....gonna try growing them for the first time this year.
     
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    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Nice pic Raven! Thanks :)
     
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    I did not know peanuts formed that way. :eek: