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Elka Poppy - for oil or nut butter?

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Has anyone ever tried to grow Elka poppy to gather the seeds? I'm getting interested, Fedco says "Lacks the distinctive flavor of the Breadseed variety but sweeter, with a more nutlike taste, none of the bitterness, and over 50% more oil content, making perhaps the best edible oil in central Europe. " And Adaptive seeds says "Produces mass quantities of sweet, nutty flavored white seeds that make an excellent paste/meal when ground into nut butter." I'm looking primarily for a substitute for Tahini (can't buy it around here, except stale, rancid, and overpriced).

I'd be interested in producing oil too, but don't know how.
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Location: Andalusia, IL. Zone 5a
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I have not grown "Elka Poppy - for oil or nut butter?"
Your topic interested me into the possibility of doing it also.
My research including the following links: Info Info Info Info Plans Seed Seed

Appears it is possible and the seed and oil has many positive attributes.

DIY Pressure Extraction Devices can be made.
Links of plan sketches:

Hope you / others find some or all the information helpful.
I am interested in your and others "Wisdom" on this subject...

Regards to all,
Monte Hines
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