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Anyone identify what this might be please

(11 Posts)
AstrantiaMajor Sun 26-Mar-17 16:00:47

It seems like some sort of hard shell which has burst open. Suddenly appeared in the garden.

bilbodog Sun 26-Mar-17 17:04:48

Is it a bulb or a potato which has started to grow?

AstrantiaMajor Sun 26-Mar-17 17:15:32

I does not seem like a bulb because it has a hard green shell. but I am now wondering if it is a bluebell.

ChuckDaffodils Sun 26-Mar-17 17:18:01

Looks like a seed has germinated.

AstrantiaMajor Sun 26-Mar-17 17:31:01

It is quite big, about the size of a button mushroom.

bilbodog Sun 26-Mar-17 19:50:10

Plant it in a pot and see what happens - hopefully it is not a triffid!

labradottie Sun 26-Mar-17 19:53:52

Looks like an avocado maybe?

AstrantiaMajor Sun 26-Mar-17 20:30:27

More hoping for cannabis

Trethew Sun 26-Mar-17 22:55:56

Looks like a bluebell growing out of an acorn shell. Can you tease the green bits out and see if they are growing separately from the shell, or part of it?

Isitjustmeorisiteveryoneelse Sun 26-Mar-17 23:00:23

Looks like an avocado stone that's sprouted. Found a couple of these in my compost pile before. Sure if I was trying to cultivate them it wouldn't work!

AstrantiaMajor Sun 26-Mar-17 23:33:03

Good plan Trethew, I will do it in the morning and report back.

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