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Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:36 AM

so how are the strawberries? Im curious because I love strawberries but they're kinda exp in sg so I might wanna grow them myself. sighz :huh:/>
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Posted 19 March 2008 - 12:15 PM

not really expensive nowadays...like $2 per box. my seedlings still alive but only about 4-5 true leaves at most. :glare:/>
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Posted 19 March 2008 - 02:38 PM

View Postrikkuzx, on Mar 19 2008, 12:15 PM, said:

not really expensive nowadays...like $2 per box. my seedlings still alive but only about 4-5 true leaves at most. :glare:/>

I really hope that someone might be able to grow sweet strawberries in singapore! Hope your strawberry plant will grow successfully~!
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Posted 19 March 2008 - 02:59 PM

sweet ones very hard to grow in sg since the weather so hot...but got ppl grow sour ones. :lol:/>
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Posted 20 March 2008 - 03:04 PM

If you want sweet strawberries, here's a cooking tip:

Get a syringe (some guardian pharmacies have them), fill it up with syrup / sugar solution & inject the strawberries! Best thing is you could have a variety of different flavoured syrups in them!

If you want "potent" strawberries, simply inject with your favourite alcohol.
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Posted 20 March 2008 - 03:41 PM

got one even better...when i bought strawberries in china, they were soaked in sugar water.
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 07:17 PM

Any update from anyone's strawberry plant?
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 08:39 PM

dont laugh at my miserable tiny plant. :lol:/>

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/ryu_xian/DSC01028.jpg
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 02:06 AM

View Postrikkuzx, on May 1 2008, 08:39 PM, said:

dont laugh at my miserable tiny plant. :lol:/>



You grown it from seed? How long does it take to grow to that size?
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 09:21 AM

wah...looks healthy..... :lol:/>
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 09:09 PM

View Postrikkuzx, on May 1 2008, 08:39 PM, said:

dont laugh at my miserable tiny plant. :lol:/>

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/ryu_xian/DSC01028.jpg

Wow! Very nicely grown. :wub:/> :wub:/> It is an achievement considering the very warm weather we have lately. :greenthumb:/>
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:27 PM

Heh that looks good!
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Posted 03 May 2008 - 04:06 AM

great inspiration. now i kena poison to try growing :drool:/> . luckily now got korean and us strawberries aplenty... wat soil medium to start with? tx
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Posted 05 May 2008 - 07:27 AM

rikkuzx, that's a nice plant you've got! I'm inspired to try some myself. You see, I use strawberries to make wine myself. It's very expensive to invest in 3 punnets at one go for a little jar of wine. So if I can grow them that'll be nice, though I'm not too sure if I can harvest enough to make wine. :lol:/>

I'll keep watch of this thread. Do update us your progress please. Will probably try later after I've got a little more knowledge in gardening. I'm now taking my first baby steps with Roselle first.

Errmm...don't laugh at this mountain tortoise, but which part are the seeds of strawberries? :wacko:/>
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Posted 05 May 2008 - 08:22 AM

The tiny seeds are on the outer skin of the strawberry.
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Posted 05 May 2008 - 08:34 AM

yup yup...those dots on the skin of the fruits are the seeds...interesting eh ;)/>
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Posted 05 May 2008 - 09:41 AM

Oh! So I guess I've have to plant the whole fruit (with lots of seeds)?
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Posted 05 May 2008 - 09:50 AM

I think can just take a slice of the skin rather than the whole berry.
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Posted 14 May 2008 - 11:24 AM

Hi Rikkuzx,

Well Done!!! Wow! Your plant looks beautiful. My strawberry seeds germinated. It has only a pair of leaves. Meanwhile, my dad bought me a strawberry plant

http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc110/purfect_style/Strawberries/DSCN1996.jpg
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc110/purfect_style/Strawberries/DSCN1999.jpg
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc110/purfect_style/Strawberries/DSCN2002.jpg

I tasted the ripe fruit and it was sweet. The plant sure loves water. I have to water it twice a day on hot days. Cross my fingers! Hope it'll send out runners.


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dont laugh at my miserable tiny plant. :lol:/>

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/ryu_xian/DSC01028.jpg

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:33 PM

View Postwishingtree, on May 14 2008, 11:24 AM, said:

Hi Rikkuzx,

Well Done!!! Wow! Your plant looks beautiful. My strawberry seeds germinated. It has only a pair of leaves. Meanwhile, my dad bought me a strawberry plant


I tasted the ripe fruit and it was sweet. The plant sure loves water. I have to water it twice a day on hot days. Cross my fingers! Hope it'll send out runners.



Any idea where he got it from?
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