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are the berrys of the magellanica used in the makeing of jam or is it the berrys of all fuchsia?

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By Camping

United Kingdom Gb

is it all berrys or those of one kind


On plant Fuchsia magellanica


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Fuschia procumbens has large, edible berries. This was demonstrated to us at an autumn flower show by one of the judges as she stood there happily chomping on the berries of our procumbens. Fortunatly she is a good friend and had awarded us a first!

2 Apr, 2009

 

Fuchsia berry jam is, to my mind, rather disappointing. It is necessary to add so much pectin in order to get it to set, that the delicate flavour of the fruit is lost. The berries do not contain enough natural pectin.

31 May, 2009

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