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Hey,

I hope this will be easy for you guys to answer

I've ordered some ebay Climbing strawberry seeds about 2 years ago, sowed them last year probably not in season.

One plant somehow survived the winter, and started growing pretty well a few months ago.

Anyway, this plant is just weird to me... It does have about 2 vines in one part of it, which are pretty weird and long.

And the leaves..they just look kind of odd to me for 'strawberry' leaves. They are a bit 'furry' and just seem different than what I know to be strawberry leaves.

(No flowers/fruit yet obviously- it would be easy for me to know then). I have cared for it and waited quite a long time for it to develop buds, but kind of lost my patience. Just so I don't waste my time on nothing I decided to ask you guys.

So my question - is it really a strawberry plant? :O

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 23,754

    methinks you've been conned.

    Devon.
  • SpikeManSpikeMan Posts: 3

    :( If not strawberry, any idea what it is?

    thank you for super fast reply :D

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,091

    some of the con seeds on ebay come from distant lands and are not known to most of us. Not a strawberry 

  • SpikeManSpikeMan Posts: 3

    I see.. Thank you so much.

    I guess i'll wait and see how it develops, knowing I won't get strawberries out of it. I'm just curious about it :P

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,091

    you might get something very nice image

  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 8,108

    Do Ebay ever say in which country the supplier lives ?  Might give you a clue as to what it could be ?  At least a starting point.to try and ID.

    I'd be tempted to leave it confined to the pot until you know image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 58,800

    And it probably wouldn't be wise to eat any fruit it might produce until you know what it is ... image

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 15,279
    philippa smith2 says:

    Do Ebay ever say in which country the supplier lives ?  Might give you a clue as to what it could be ?  At least a starting point.to try and ID.

    I'd be tempted to leave it confined to the pot until you know image

    See original post

     Yes they do Philippa here's a classic?

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  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 8,108

    Thanks Lyn - I've never looked before - that is quite staggering !!  

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,091
    philippa smith2 says:

    Thanks Lyn - I've never looked before - that is quite staggering !!  

    See original post

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