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One Man’s Tulip, Another Man’s Onion December 10, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
One Man’s Tulip, Another Man’s Onion

Tulip production was, in early Modern Europe, a challenging affair. For one the tulip itself was not an indigenous plant. It had come, with so many other items – including curiously goods from the New World – through the Ottoman Empire. Next, growing a tulip from seed takes from six to twelve years. These were […]