The mutant

multipartite raspberry

Our neighbours gave us a few raspberry canes, and they’ve been producing raspberries (yay!). But the astonishing thing is how often they seem to produce raspberries like this: a single stem, with a (in this case pulled out) core (I’ve no idea what the cores are properly called) split into three, producing a Really Big Raspberry. I wonder what causes this?

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2 thoughts on “The mutant

  1. You think that’s a mutant, did you see my tomato in the Times Colonist on Sunday? Hhhmmmm, maybe it’s me….

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