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Mystery Seedling

Posted by Pumpkin_Pete Arizona (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 14, 13 at 19:46

I started a few different seeds about a month ago and they are doing very well. However, I have one that is completely out of place and looks different than them all. It's actually kind of exciting. I'm curious to see what you think it may be and to see what it turns out to be. It was in the same seed packet as my Roma seeds, so the seed must have looked similar. What do ya think?

This post was edited by Pumpkin_Pete on Mon, Apr 15, 13 at 0:16


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RE: Mystery Seedling

With the vein pattern, systemic roughness and slightly parabolic leaf shape I would almost guarantee it is from the family Erythroxylaceae, especially since a good portion of Roma seeds are packaged in South America. So this leaves you with two options. You can pull it now or hide it from the authorities and when it matures produce a small amount of cocaine. It is commonly called the coco plant in south america.

Good luck *grin*


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RE: Mystery Seedling

Oh man, not what I was expecting to hear at all. I think I'll let it grow anyway just to be sure. It seems to be a strong grower. Thanks for the information!


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RE: Mystery Seedling

Hehe, anytime...I am rarely wrong but have often been provided with the wrong information for a proper conclusion.... LOL


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RE: Mystery Seedling

I think its a lot more likely to be a potato leaf tomato seedling from a seed that accidentally got into your seed packet. Google images of coca leaves and you'll see they look nothing like that. You'll also see the seeds look very different and sell for big bucks.


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RE: Mystery Seedling

I've never seen a coca plant, so I can't say for sure, but before I ever read that comment, I was thinking the same thing as Ohiofem. It looks very very similar to my Brandywine and Matina seedlings, both potato-leafed heirloom varieties (I know for sure the brandywine is, but the Matina may just be an OP strain).


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RE: Mystery Seedling

*tug*

Seems like I got two bites. *grin*

Sorry, the entertainment level was low here on my original post, kids just went to bed...hehe


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RE: Mystery Seedling

Now that seems more believable! Either way, it will be interesting to see what it produces. Be it a narcotic or awesome Heirloom tomatoes. Thanks for the information and the humor!


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RE: Mystery Seedling

Definitely, haha. Be sure to separate it and save seeds from a couple fruits if it turns out to be a tomato. Have a hell of a great time if its the other! ;) lol


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