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    These are the seeds I sell and post out. The ziplock bags are small "snack" size, but you can use any size really.
    Open a bag, spray water in 1 or 2 times. Mostly seal the bag but leave a small opening in the middle. Pinch either side of the 10mm opening and push together slightly to make an opening. Blow the bag up using your mouth then seal it. Give it a good shake to spread the seeds and water around. If the bag deflates just blow it up again, it usually lasts the 2 weeks though. Then put in a dark place at room temp. I did this on 20 August 2021.
    The rest of the pics were taken 2 September 2021. As you can see germination rate is still good, around 80%. These were harvested December 2020 and kept in a cool, dry, dark place.
    If you want to buy any seed it's 23 bucks for 150x seeds, all in one bag from tree number 4 which is Vienna White/Pink (running low on others), including tracked postage. Message me here or b[email protected]







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  2. Soo many more this year. I've been feeding mine more/different nutes so that has been a big factor for me. Winter gets pretty dry here so they usually cop a watering from the bore, which is drinkable water (no CSG here or mining). Whatever's the reason there's shitload more flowers this year, and still more coming. There's one I noticed not flowering yet that did last year and it's much healthier than it was. Maybe it's something to do with the old growth that has slowed and then it focuses energy to the old growth for flower and makes new pups for different nutrients to travel to. Maybe they need a build up of nutrients to flower and if it's growing the new growth can't support what's need to make flowers. Coz the new growth is obvious with this other cactus not flowering.

    Making the most of it and impregnated every flower so far. Not sure if the last 2 will take coz I left a peg on the flower to stop the bees stealing the pollen, no more than 24 hours. Went to take it off late afternoon to catch the pollen and they didn't open. No pollen inside and it seemed like it was a flower that had already opened, but even then they last 2 days.
    So did I kill it? Anyone had that experience with theirs? Think I'll use something less forceful next time like a hair clip.

  3. I eat a shitload of it in my muesli, or along with coconut chocolate desert. 6-8 tablespoons per day when I have it in muesli, but I have a massive muesli bowl. Just get it in your diet as best you can by mixing it in where you can get away with the taste. $22/kg is roughly what I pay from the wholefoods place I go to that sells heaps of dried grains and seeds etc. The way supermarkets sell things there's way too much plastic involved for the amount I eat.

  4. On 12/09/2021 at 3:04 PM, withdrawl clinic said:

    catha edulis, is very hardy, it would survive, weeks without water..., in the ground or in pots...

    but if you, let her down, regarding caring for her, she might, have, experienced, "baked the soil", because of to much sun exposure.


    i play hard ball with my qat, so doesn't matter, i can always can get a new one, no, NO, noooo

    learn to provide for nature, and not to need to replentish, from insecure sources!!:(:unsure:

    They do love a good watering but yeah can go weeks or months without water, in the ground at least. Maybe in pots too with the right soil, but not root bound in a pot. I had it sitting in water so I'd say it was use to that, then the sudden dry spell for the week or 2 put it off it's game. I thought it was gunna come back but doesn't seem like it now.

    I wasn't playing hard ball with it, just forgot about it. Bit hard to get a new one too, as we can see here.
    This plant death was a one off, and came to me like it was. I'd had it for over a month though but should have repotted it, just thought I'd have already planted it like the others I got. I don't even water the reds I got that are in the ground and they are fine. I think once they get root bound and stress out, that can be the end of them. Has happened to a couple of acacias and a couple of other trees I got from a nursery.

  5. Looking for mature green or NL catha for sale or trade.

    I think I might have just recently killed a green catha that was a few years old, forgot to water it for a week and needed a repot but was planning on putting it in the ground. Leaves were all crispy by the time I realized and all have fallen off :( I still have hope though. So yeah I'm looking for a replacement, and still don't have a NL yet so putting that out there too.

  6. On 26/08/2021 at 7:50 PM, Zedo said:

    Oh that’s cool. I didn’t realise caapi flowered. Mine hasn’t flowered ever. Is that the different colours refer the flower colours? I think I have cielo, yellow.

    Feed it plenty of nutes and it might give you a show. Winter is when it's gearing up so you wanna feed it warm fert then.
    I think flowers all look the same but the yellow refers to the colour of the inside of the vine. Split a thick piece of vine in half lengthwise and it will be yellow in the center.

  7. 11 hours ago, Change said:

    When we decided to elect officials with science backgrounds rather than commerce backgrounds things will change. Until then we are stuck in a cycle of repetition where the wealthy elites continue to reap the benefits of having commerce leaders controlling policy development in their favour. 

    I think you'll find most politicians, especially high up, have lawyer a background, or plane old political careers. Scientists are easily bought just like any politician. Gov is there to keep classes separate and in check. If you go trying to mess with the rich they'll just pull the rug out from under the peasants feet, as they are doing now with lockdowns. Hardly any cases yet politicians and their "scientists", "health experts" are still carrying on with drama. I just find it all funny and a bit of a show.

    As per OP..Gov is phasing out astrazenica anyway. Gee I wonder why...changing the name of the vaccine did sweet fuck all haha.

  8. It's a weird thing, some times I don't notice it and others it's ear piercing. A good sleep and entering REM sleep is apparently beneficial, I think the melatonin helps too. I remember seeing a doco or read somewhere that research is being done with sea urchins that have some repair mechanism that can apparently help reverse tinnitus, but can't find it anywhere after a quick internet search, so take that with a grain of salt. Came across this instead though, electrical stimulation to the tongue that helps.
    "The tinnitus treatment device used in the study, now branded as Lenire®, was developed by Neuromod Devices and consists of wireless (Bluetooth®) headphones that deliver sequences of audio tones layered with wideband noise to both ears, combined with electrical stimulation pulses delivered to 32 electrodes on the tip of the tongue by a proprietary device trademarked as Tonguetip®. The timing, intensity, and delivery of the stimuli are controlled by an easy-to-use handheld controller that each participant is trained to operate. Before using the treatment for the first time, the device is configured to the patient’s hearing profile and optimized to the patient’s sensitivity level for tongue stimulation. "

    I've found when tripping it mostly goes away, I think my brain might be switched on enough to cancel it out with another white noise, or when I'm more focused on visuals. Meditation seems to help. 

  9. Mine's flowering now, or starting to bud on the mid north coast nsw. Enjaytee put pics on facebook of his in full bloom now and he's in SEQ. 

    I have one younger plant that flowers more than the other and it seems to be on newer shoots that are furthest away from the base. I totally stripped one plant back that was strangling my blueberries a few weeks ago and it is shooting flower buds now as well as some new leaves. So after the winter soltice they seem to flower. At least here on the east coast in Australia. SEQ is about 350km north of me, and their flowers are a couple of weeks ahead. Nights here can get down to 5c and days 20c.

    Apparently they are self polinating but I've never had seeds but have had them flower several times. Maybe I need more flowers or to try more hand pollinating, I've only tried it once.

    4-5 years they should flower in the right conditions i.e not too cold and enough fertilizer. Have heard of cuttings flowering from 2 years. Maybe picking the leaves will encourage it to sprout new growth and it can focus on the flowers too. They drop a fair few leaves here in winter.

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  10. 16 hours ago, Torsten said:

    I have already given him a full and complete answer with links and resources (via facebook). he's just too lazy to actually look them up. All he has to do i read the legislation that I provided him a link to. if he's too dumb to do so then he should not question other people's legal interpretations. if he's too lazy then no point providing more information. That's why I am not commenting on the question itself.

    No you haven't. I asked more questions and you couldn't answer so you blocked me. So much negativity all for asking something you make it sound like you know so much about, what a sham. Forums are here for the benefit of everyone not just me, and I'm not the only one who can't answer my question, it's quite evident others can't either. So being the great leader you make out to be it'd be nice to share information rather than hoarding it while riding around on a high horse trying to put others down who question you.


    12 hours ago, fyzygy said:

    Excuse the Latin.
    ad hominem
    1 (of an argument or reaction) directed against a person rather than the position they are maintaining: [as adjective] :  an ad hominem response.

    For a legal inquiry, there sure are a lot of personal pronouns flying about in this thread. (Nobody wins a flame war).

    As for DIY research and answering one's own question -- I speak from experience. 

    Yes I got the meaning but just didn't work so well in context to what you said.
    Indeed it's gotten a bit ridiculous and off topic but I'm still here and happy to correct any wrong I have done. So I'm gunna take it that I haven't done anything out of place, just tried to get an answer to a question about a legal matter. If I'm wrong and have done something incorrect please let me know here.


    8 hours ago, SayN said:

    this thread is an abomination. and some of the attitudes within really fly in the face of the spirit of this forum and the majority of its members.  the sooner you both grow up and move on the better.

    haha funny how sideways it's gotten, and no fault from me.


    6 hours ago, fyzygy said:

    It could be there's no clear answer to the OP's question. This is what's called a "grey area."  

    Thank fuck for some reality finally. This is the result I came to that it's a grey area, but was shut down time and time again by Torsten with no explanation except for me being a "fact resistant idiot"..


  11. On 09/03/2021 at 6:17 AM, fyzygy said:

    Sometimes you've just got to Do It Yourself. 
    Answer the question. Do the research. Enlighten us with the results. 

    I think greater clarity on legal matters would be a good thing.
    But this cause is poorly served by ad hominem asides.



    Huh...I have hence asking the question, it's stated in my first post. If you need me to quote it for you let me know. 
    Lol to tell someone to answer their own question that others can't answer is a bit far fetched, just nonsense really.
    Yes yes greater clarity on legal matters would be a good thing hence my first post....
    "But this cause is poorly served by ad hominem asides." Wanna clarify that?

  12. 5 hours ago, Glaukus said:

    You gotta let this one go if you're planning on sticking around homie.


    haha if that's how it works this isn't a place I'd wanna be sticking around, but it's clearly not how it works coz I'm still here. Forums need users to work and if you go banning everyone who asks questions that can't be answered it's a bit counterintuitive.

    Amazing how there's all these comments but no one has been able to answer my question. Plenty of negativity being thrown towards me too which is like questioning a religious cults belief system then being stoned for it lol, what a joke.

    On 11/02/2021 at 8:30 PM, Buttsack said:

    It's also apparently been discussed plenty of times in the forums but I can't find anything stating legislation?
    Can someone please please point me in the right direction to where legislation states caapi plant material is illegal?


  13. On 06/03/2021 at 8:53 AM, Freakosystem said:

    Torsten - Oh what? Just because you have the most successful and longest running ethnobotanical forum you think you know something about ethnobotanical forums? Can you even elaborate?


    Buttsack, you seem really confident in your understanding of how forums work but perhaps you missed some basic things:


    1)You ask a question and people give their responses


    2)There's no obligation that you and participating members reach an agreement


    3)The owner of the forum has no obligation to engage you with dialogue at your choosing


    Why be hostile to those trying to help you with your question? You seem logic-driven yet this does not help you with your goal.

    1,2 and 3 I've demonstrated understanding of in my comments, so I'm not sure what you're on about..
    You wanna point out how it became apparent to you that I missed those thing?
    Hostile? Can you please quote where I was hostile.
    Oh and also please point out where someone was trying to help me with my question, coz that would involve someone actually answering it or at least trying to?

  14. On 06/03/2021 at 6:39 AM, Torsten said:

    Once again a perfect display of your ignorance.

    Ummmm I think you need to do some dictionary reading to get the meaning of words. Asking a question is not ignorance. I never heard of any of the forums you mentioned, which isn't "hundreds"... and the one's I have known about for years still exist, so my comment still stands.

    On 21/02/2021 at 7:31 AM, Buttsack said:

    What forums are you talking about? There were never that many and the ones I have known about for years still exist.

    Once you get a grasp on the meaning of words your ego tripping will likely subside somewhat.

  15. On 19/02/2021 at 10:41 AM, Darklight said:

    It would be most incongruous if I *didn't* reply to your stupidity. I've known the bloke years longer than he's had the forums. You probably don't understand what it's like to have long term friendships; in that event try to extrapolate possible scenarios via google

    Hahaha doesn't matter whether he's your best mate, you grew up with him, your brother, dad, whatever....it still came across to me that you were crawling up his arse, justify it however you want it is what it is..
    Oh yeah and my long term friendships don't end in arse kissing, quite the opposite, we give each other shit and take the piss, and can do this coz we actually know each other.


    On 19/02/2021 at 10:41 AM, Darklight said:

    He owns the domain. For most of the decades it's been around he's paid for and managed the site. Occasionally a few people kick in funds, some most generously


    Is this simple enough for you?

    Well yeah he owns the domain but I don't think it's 'his forum' so to speak, takes more than just one person to make a forum. Plenty of businesses have forums or groups on fb to help boost business, it's a no brainer really, especially if you can get the users to pay for it themselves. I'm all for this forum and the information it harbors, but without it's users it's nothing.


    On 19/02/2021 at 10:41 AM, Darklight said:

    Which explains the unmitigated proliferation and long term survival of the hundreds of other ethnobotanical forums online today /sarcasm

    What forums are you talking about? There were never that many and the ones I have known about for years still exist.

  16. 14 hours ago, Torsten said:

    This is hilarious. And the joke is likely completely over Buttsack's head.
    I hear you got muted on the auction group today for annoying a moderator too much. Such a winning personality.

    Haha I get what it's trying to imply, but it's meaningless words when put in context.
    Maybe you wanna elaborate then? Bet you can't, just running your mouth instead as usual..

    Muted for annoying a moderator too much? lol more like asking the moderator for a time stamp and getting a hostile response, then getting muted coz I was questioning what he said. Another member hit the nail on the head in one post and answered my question, but that was after I was muted. Also it's a bit pathetic to mute someone then make false claims about what was said after. My question never changed and your mate Gus just rambled on assuming I was whinging about not seeing another bid before the auction ended, I didn't care about that only mentioned that to the Author. I kept correcting him when he was misquoting what I said and trying to get him to clarify the time stamp.

    " comment from Torsten "This auction result seems clear to everyone except Luke who is rude and argumentative even though the error is on his part. It's not the moderator's problem if he can't see a bid."

    I don't think you actually read all the comments, if you did you'll see I wasn't fussed and just wanted the time stamp checked coz I didn't realize you could see it from the PC, have seen plenty of other posts where people ask for time stamps and it's sorted in one comment, this shitshow was just ridiculous and so much ego tripping instead of just answering my question lol, what a joke.
    As you can see I just wanted it clarified....
    Me: soooo his bid was 1 min after mine by your watch?
    If so then all good.

    Gus: We can see the same timestanps you can, you clearly said you couldn't see the bids and I'm trying to help you and answered in good faith, calmly, to the exact question you posed.
    Really not sure why you are firing up at this at all, from my perspective you were rude and hostile to me trying to help politely in good faith.

    Me: so how can you tell
    " according to the timestamp only one minute after your bid."
    but then say
    "We can see the same timestanps you can"
    ??? I don't get it, so can you see the timestamp showing the other bid 1 min after mine? or do you see "16h"?

    Gus: Mate, you're pushing for a mute. Yes, it's within 5 mins, as I said. We can all see the same thing, hover over the time and it will give you minutes, that's what I used, and what we all use, admin or not.

    And this shit, "yeah no shit that's why I commented "huh"..." when I'm clearly trying to answer the exact question you asked, I can't read your mind that you can see the comment when you literally say you can't see bids from 7 mins after yours, you never said you could see Andrews bid but just didn't know the time of it.
    Re-read what you actually asked above with a little more perspective.
    I'm done here.

    So he finally clarifies but mutes me before doing so.
    and here's my question that went over Gus' head, let's see if I "literally say I can't see bids", also please note there's literally a difference between the word "didn't" and "can't"...haha
    Me: huh so what happened here? didn't even know there was another bid after me

    Me: don't admins check time or something to make sure it was within 5 min? I had the page open and didn't see any other bids after 7min, maybe something was up and it didn't load but all other bids came through.

    Then about 10 comments later someone takes a screenshot of my original question and posts this answer.
    "from pc u gotta hold ur mouse over the timestamp.. i dnt think it is avail to mobile users"

    Seriously what a mission to get a simple answer from one of your chosen ones.
    Let's try and stay on topic now please.

  17. 19 hours ago, saguaro said:


    here's another cracker: "the lips of wisdom are closed, except to the ears of Understanding

    haha wanna elaborate on that?


    12 hours ago, Darklight said:

    And yet Buttsack, here you are, on Torsten's forum, spitting the dummy after having a dummy spit at him on the FB page he runs as well. And you're not banned here so you get to blather some more. He's been very patient with you IMO


    If your SAB related existence is as bad as you say, fuck off, start your own pages and forums. When you've done this for a couple of decades and dealt with all the issues you will possibly be taken more seriously

    Wanna crawl any further up his arse? lol
    "Torsten's forum"
    Wanna elaborate on that?
    "spitting the dummy"
    How so? Is having an opposing opinion, and asking questions about what facts someone else's opinon, somehow spitting the dummy to you?
    Your words don't hold much value when you throw them around based on no facts..
    "If your SAB related existence is as bad as you say"
    Wanna quote where I said that, please.
    "fuck off"
    Lol you're just a shit talker, and as I said, your words hold little to no value lol, just a joke.
    "start your own pages and forums"
    I don't think you understand how forums work, it's not the owner who makes them what they are, it's the users, and if the owner kicks out users willy nilly people do find other places or make them. That's not the case here though, Torsten runs the forums fine and same with fb, I don't have an issue with him deleting my post, I'm just trying to get answers to clarify caapi's legality. Not sure why this has turned into such a shit show, and I'm not the one slinging shit either, just asking questions, being ignored, then calling out that ignorance.

    Btw I'm not the only person reading this or who doesn't know what I'm asking, I haven't seen anyone else chime in to back up what Torsten is saying, just people pissing in his pocket.


  18. On 13/02/2021 at 4:14 PM, withdrawl clinic said:

    i doubt you "buttsack", is/ are, in fact, smarter than most of us, who learned here.

     i think, "you" (topic wanker) are smart enticing tort!!

     tort seems to give you energy, but for years, he hasn't done that with any body else...


    tort, can come across, as arrogant, but his only mildly, he just knows a lot.


    "topic wanker" lol pull your head in. No one said anyone is smarter than anyone but thanks for your assumption.
    Tort gives me energy? huh? How is me asking him questions which he ignores giving me energy? It's actually wasting energy.

    People who know a lot have no need for arrogance, they just answer the question simply and get on with it, which definitely isn't the case here.
    "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein

  19. 1 hour ago, Torsten said:

    Good luck with that. Some people just can't be educated. And I've run out of fucks to give.

    Ahh thanks for showing your ignorance/arrogance. I asked questions, that if you know what you're saying you know, should be easy to answer. I don't think you've actually thought this through since you can't provide any evidence to back up what you're saying, not even any court cases for any of the people who have been done for selling caapi. Do I have to pay a fee or make some sort of sacrifice to get info from you? Sorta like how Scientology and most religions work, don't question those in power...just swallow what you're told.

  20. 1 hour ago, Torsten said:

    Laws are written by humans with little subject knowledge, so there are many discrepancies. Just because the legislators missed something doesn't mean the magistrate will let you off for another.

    Huh? If laws are written and miss something they amend them after so the next person doesn't get off so easy, especially if there's a big media storm over it. Of course the magistrate has to let you off if they can't prove beyond reasonably doubt that you broke the law.

    1 hour ago, Torsten said:

    However as for passiflora, you will find an exemption in the SUSMP that overrides the state drug act so your argument is moot.

    My argument still stands, I haven't found an exemption for it in The Poisons Standard. Passionflower is okay to be sold as a food according to the TGA. So is that what you're getting at, if it's listed somewhere else as okay then that overrides the other law?


    Under Schedule 9
    "HARMALA ALKALOIDS except in herbs, or preparations, for therapeutic use:

    a)      containing 0.1 per cent or less of harmala alkaloids; or

    b)      in divided preparations containing 2 mg or less of harmala alkaloids per recommended daily dose."

    So to prove someone was selling harmala illegally they'd have to test it right?
    What if the caapi strain is really low on harmala alkaloids or non existent?

    1 hour ago, Torsten said:

    if the weed is mulled up and a botanist can't positively identify it then you will get done for cannabinoids/THC rather than weed.

    So you're saying that if they can't identify the material as cannabis they'll do more testing to see the THC content? For liquids maybe but never heard of that for plant material. If a botanist can only identify 70% of the material seized as cannabis then that's what you get charged for, I think it's still counted as a whole, but the judge takes that into account.

    1 hour ago, Torsten said:

    The legality of selling caapi is not a grey matter whatsoever. It is only in your mind based on your ignorance of the laws. I am not stopping you from breaking the law. I am merely pointing out that you are and that you can't do so on this forum or in the sab FB group. Feel free to ruin your life.

    Where's all the people that have been charged for it? Got any court references? Surely there'd be a heap by now..
    You haven't really said much to paint it as a black and white, still very grey to me. I get not wanting it to be sold on your platform and no worries, but at least be clear about your rules before shutting people up, I didn't even get notifications for the first post so of course I'd post it again. FB has even cracked down on how people sell things, can't list anything that's not food approved as a food, can still sell things as whatever though, just don't go making claims along side it. 

    On 07/01/2021 at 1:05 AM, Buttsack said:

    Hey just wanting your opinion on the legality of selling p.viridis leaf, caapi leaf/bark and catha leaves as art material or anything but food? Coz as fas as I understand it's only prohibited according to "Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 23 – Prohibited plants and fungi", and only caapi and catha fall under that, but p.viridis isn't there, so as long as it's not food and not prohibited under other legislation it seems all good to me. 

    Oh yeah and Torsten if you check your messages you'll see I actually asked you about this. So it's not like I haven't tried to get clear answers before posting in the fb group.