Pearling strawberry?

greystoke(South Africa(11))March 23, 2008

I've actually never seen water drops so neatly arranged along the edge of a strawberry leaf.

It's not dew. Only a few plants do this.

Does anyone know what causes this?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
iliketoast

No idea, but that's cool!

    Bookmark   March 24, 2008 at 8:30AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greystoke(South Africa(11))

Yeah,
These drops hang there for about an hour after sunrise. Then they evaporate. It's very pretty.

I suppose that the plant overindulges in water during the night (system works 24/7), and then - when the days heat starts - it needs to get rid of excess water.

Anyone with a better guess?

    Bookmark   March 24, 2008 at 8:55AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Is a Tower Garden really worth $500?
I am considering buying a Tower Garden (towergarden.com)....
rick_merlander
Online Hydroponics Management Program. PonicsPal!
I developed an online hydroponics management program...
PonicsPal
Hydroponics Chillies Problems
Hi everyone. I'm growing some jalapenos and habaneros...
pborgbarthet
beginner needs help growing english ivy hydroponically
I'm doing a little experiment with growing English...
jentsu926
Sea 90 any good?
Is Sea 90 any good for Kratke non circulating method? I...
Lee Williams
Sponsored Products
Frontgate Trio Advanced Jewelry Cleaner with Accessory Kit
$69.00 | FRONTGATE
Plantation Pearl Bronze Outdoor Hanging Pendant
$839.00 | Bellacor
3-Way Push Button Switch
Signature Hardware
Masquerade 149 Pendant by Varaluz
$749.00 | Lumens
Signature Pearl White Textured Silk Curtain
Overstock.com
Cooper Navy Pearl Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Tomlyn Nova Pearls Sensitive Skin 5 to 1 Concentrate Shampoo - 1 gal. Multicolor
$54.99 | Hayneedle
Orbit Pearl Wallpaper R1922, sample
Walls Republic
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™