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Are these starfruit seedlings?
« on: October 27, 2018, 11:13:11 PM »
I just noticed these growing beneath my neighbor's starfruit tree:



I think they kind of look like starfruit trees, and the seed that's still attached to one of them kind of has the same dimensions as a starfruit seed. What do you think?



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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2018, 05:24:25 AM »
Sorry. Those are not starfruit seedlings (carambola).
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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 05:40:36 AM »
Nope, starfruit leaves don't have serrated edges, like in your photo.
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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2018, 08:56:23 AM »
Too bad. I was hoping that would save me the work of trying to get seeds to germinate... Thanks for saving me the work of tending for weeds. ;)

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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2018, 09:56:50 AM »
starfruit seeds are small. You can see the larger seeds on the sprouts you pulled up. Looks like little oak seedlings to me

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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2018, 01:26:47 PM »
When I'd gone to plant the weeds, I noticed something sprouting the the pot I planted starfruit seeds in. Fingers crosssed this one actually is a starfruit seedling. :P





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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2018, 06:37:15 PM »
That looks more likely to be starfruit as the embryo is same shape as is the seed, kind of a crescent shape.
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Re: Are these starfruit seedlings?
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2018, 10:30:12 AM »






That seedling is growing pretty good now, and there's another one too. I'm pretty sure these are starfruit seedlings. What do you think?

 

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