Experimenting with wild strawberries in container (Willem)

Some weeks ago, I was setting up some experiments with wild species of strawberries, e.g. Fragaria vesca, in plastic bottles.  I obtained excellent results, very promising for application in the drylands. Here are a couple of photos :

Wild strawberries in bottle

Wild strawberry plant in a plastic bottle, flowering and fruiting after a couple of weeks (Click on the photo to enlarge it).


Fragaria vesca in bottle

Here is a  young Fragaria vesca, developing well in a plastic bottle.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.

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