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cape gooseberry

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  1. olibongo

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    hi to all hope some one can help.
    I have two cape gooseberry plants growing in a greenhouse,
    the thing is the fruits are growing outside of the husk any ideas.
    thanks.
    john
     
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      pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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      Never heard of that problem, got any pictures?:smile:
       
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        ment to take some next time I got to my allotment I will take a few
         
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          Hello @olibongo :sign0016: to GC and nice to have you with us :)

          If you can add pictures it always helps the members to help you and your in good hands with @pete and other members who know there stuff :blue thumb:
           
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          20180817_125408 (1).jpg hi again all I h20180817_125417 (1).jpg20180817_125444 (1).jpg ave now got some pics of what my cape gooseberrys look like, hope someone can tell me why they are doing this.
           
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            Hi @pete ….olibongo as added pictures got any idea mate what's going on...as I've searched and can't find nothing :scratch:
             
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              Well I've never seen them do that.:biggrin:
              They appear to be growing upside down as well, or is the picture upside down?

              The ones in the last picture look more normal to me.
               
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                Cheers Pete :thankyou:….well I've been looking plus video's and nothing mate :scratch: First 2 pic's looks upside down and the 3rd normal and they look fine on that one but it looks like they want to mature with out the skin lining :dunno:
                 
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                hi guys non of the photos are upside down I took them looking down on them and had to pull the stalk back to get a better veiw
                 
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                  Hello Mate, as you can see pete saw nothing wrong with them and I've hunted the net for info for you besides youtube and found nothing mate :) and it's got me baffled :scratch:
                   
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                  thanks very much well baffled myself
                   
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                    @pete is well knowledged in these things and he would have said straight away :)
                     
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                    I'm saying pic three appears normal, but I can see the problem shown in pic one and two.

                    Just dont understand it.:scratch::biggrin:
                     
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                      cheers Pete, I'm now just wondering if they will be ok to eat if they ripen
                       
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