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Attack of the alien tomatoes.....

Posted by mjhuntingtonbeach 10b (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 22, 13 at 1:21

I've been educating the folks at the office about tomatoes, sharing seedlings and fresh tomatoes with them. A coworker brought in a greenhouse grown tomato that she had bought that had a most strange set of appendages sticking out of it .... the seeds inside the tomato had actually germinated from inside the fruit and had grown out through the skin. The darndest thing, I've never seen anything like it. Has anyone seen anything like this?

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Yes, I'v seen it before. It usually happens with store bought fruits that have been stored cool in shipping, so a long time between harvesting fruits and selling them. Note the label on the fruit you show.

And it also is not rare to see it with gold/red bicolors grown at home since the flesh of those is so soft.


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BTW, did the barcode also grow on it ? (SMILE)

This post was edited by seysonn on Fri, Aug 23, 13 at 2:19

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