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Full Name
Mikkel Starke
Member for
2 months 2 weeks
Volunteer Background
enthusiastic amateur breeder trying everything unusual and new in the plant world.
My main interest is to find/breed varieties suitable for direct seeding and unprotected cultivation in open ground in northern german climate. Especially commonly greenhouse grown varieties.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
Tomatoes, Melons, Watermelons, Cucumbers, Okra, Sweet Pepper, Eggplant, Tomatillo, Physalis with edible fruits,
Sweet Potatoes, Peanuts, Opuntias, hardy Citrus hybrids, Armenian Cucumber, Yard Long Beans,
and many others
Growing Experience
Growing food
Hand pollination
Plant breeding
Time Commitment
2-5 hrs
Growing Location
Space Available
Big backyard (2501 - 10,000 sq. ft)
Soil Type
Growing Location Descriptors