Pea Rooted In Water


Remember this post which featured a picture of a pea I pulled from the ground that had started to sprout? I didn't have the heart to toss it in my compost tub (the poor thing is trying to live, after all ;) so I popped it in a glass of water to see what would happen. I used plastic food wrap to hold it up at the top, and put it on a sunny window sill. As you can see, not only has it grown more leaves, it's also grown new roots as well (the clean roots with no dirt on them are the ones that have grown since being in water). The only question now is what on earth do I do with it? I guess it's going to become an experimental new houseplant ;)


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3 comments:

  1. Lovely pea plant on the windowsill.

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  2. That is so neat looking! And what a great photo shot, too! Are you going to keep growing it? It would be fun to see where this goes.

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  3. I'm definitely going to plant it at some point, and see how it does. I don't know if it would produce peas (unless I hand pollinated it?) but it would be fun to try growing it, anyway.

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