Strawberry plants from seeds!
I had no idea.
A few people I've spoken to about them, said that they haven't had much luck with germinating strawberry seeds, but there are some that have.
I plan on being in the "some that have group".
But it looks a lot like a strawberry seed.
By the time I realised I needed a photo of a strawberry seed, I didn't have any left, so I just substituted some seed shaped dirt.
Nobody will ever know.
I placed a seed in each pot, covered lightly with seed raising mix then pressed to contact.
I'm not sure about the economics of using seeds as there were only eleven seeds in one of the packets.
I did actually email the company because I was a little disappointed, and they replied asking for my phone number, so perhaps that's not normal. I wont mention the brand just yet and see what happens. It could just be that the receptionist is going to ask me out on a date.
I'll wait and see.
The seeds cost around $7 a packet, and on the same day I bought nine little strawberry seedlings for $3.95, so unless my strawberries grow very rapidly up to the clouds revealing giants, special geese, and general adventure, I suspect I wont be buying any more.
So I guess there's nothing left to do but to watch this space.
I hate waiting.
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