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Potato Fruit?!?!

Post  philct on 7/3/2012, 8:45 pm



Who knew? LOL
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Re: Potato Fruit?!?!

Post  littlejo on 7/3/2012, 8:59 pm

philct, you have a potato that is going to make a seed pod!! You need to put something around it, maybe knee hi hose, to collect the seeds. Most potato plants do not make seeds.

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Post  camprn on 7/3/2012, 9:09 pm

Pretty! Remember, potatoes are member of the nightshade family and the fruit is poisonous.
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/potatoes.htm

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Post  philct on 7/3/2012, 9:14 pm

@littlejo wrote:philct, you have a potato that is going to make a seed pod!! You need to put something around it, maybe knee hi hose, to collect the seeds. Most potato plants do not make seeds.

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around the fruit? So then I what, collect the seeds, dry them, and plant next year? Wow!!!
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Post  Triciasgarden on 7/4/2012, 12:53 am

Oh they are beautiful! There was a good discussion awhile back about potato seeds as opposed to seed potatoes! You may want to read it and congratulations!

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