16/4/17

raspberryfool: (Gardening)
I planted them in early February, germinated them on my windowsill, and planted them out in the garden in March. Now, my 2017 cohort of F3 Golden Sweet x Bijou (GSxB) plants are pushing 30" high!

The F3 generation represents seven lines grown from seeds from different F2 plants; some had the coveted large yellow pods, some had smaller, fibreless, GS-like pods and others had large, green but fibreless B-like pods. I threw in seeds from one fibrous-podded plant to see what happened...Cut for boringness )

Anyway, I'm looking forward to seeing what genetic diversity my cross has wrought, and seeing what breeding lines diverge from the F3 lines. There'll be pictures next time, I promise! :-)