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What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

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What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  sandij on 4/23/2013, 6:48 pm

Here's a photo of them:

http://i81.servimg.com/u/f81/17/50/44/75/deluca12.jpg

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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  Icemaiden on 4/23/2013, 7:20 pm

Eeek! Very creepy-looking.
I found this link
http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/02/04/what-happens-when-a-strawberrys-seeds-start-to-germinate/
and it is called vivipary apparently.
(Hope it is not catching) Very Happy

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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  littlejo on 4/23/2013, 7:27 pm

Well, sandij, I've never seen this happen before, but, the seeds on the outside of the strawberries is sprouting!

Maybe the berries are staying too wet? Maybe putting a mulch(preferable pine straw) to raise the berries up away from the mm, and only water early so berries don't stay wet?
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Post  littlejo on 4/23/2013, 8:04 pm

Icemaiden, thanks for the link. I have never seen this before and it is amazing. Mine have never done this, but I may see if I can get a few berries to do this!
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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  pattipan on 4/23/2013, 8:25 pm

I've not seen strawberries sprout like this, but I have seen tomatoes do it. In fact, I have some grape tomatoes on my counter now looking wrinkled and getting ready to sprout from the inside!

This reminded me of another thread from awhile back. Had to go digging to find the link:

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t7120-what-s-wrong-with-this-tomato

It was an interesting-learning experiment! Mwaaaahhh....

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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  camprn on 4/23/2013, 8:34 pm

LOL, Patti, I was thinking about that post just yesterday.

Mmwaaaaa hahahahahah. Twisted Evil

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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  bnoles on 4/23/2013, 10:19 pm

First Zombies and now Mutant Ninja Berries and Veggies...... what is this world coming to? What a Face What a Face What a Face


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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  Janas on 4/24/2013, 9:15 am

Love the berry and the old tomato post! These gave me a big laugh this morning, very funny pictures! flower
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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  Triciasgarden on 4/24/2013, 5:04 pm

That sure is fun to see! A picture sure is worth a thousand words!
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Post  jazzycat on 4/24/2013, 11:37 pm

How cool! Gotta share those on my facebook page. What a Face

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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  littlesapphire on 4/25/2013, 8:59 am

Wow! That's weird and very interesting! I loved the link, too. It had some really interesting info on it, and cool pictures. I loved that square strawberry at the end. Oh Japan and it's square fruit....
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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  Nicola on 4/25/2013, 9:57 am

So cool!
I always wondered why it didn't seem like strawberry seeds grow--so nice to see that they can! (also loved the tomato detour, hadn't seen that back then)
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Re: What's with strawberries that have little green leaves all over them?

Post  Kate888 on 4/25/2013, 10:18 am

That is very cool! I wonder what conditions are needed for both the strawberry and tomato to get the seeds to sprout?
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