You may recall my mango chutney and key lime fest of a few weeks' ago. This photo is key limes sprouting from the seeds I saved from the key lime juice. I nursed these babies, not letting them fall into the trap of all the neighboring critters.
This, on the other hand is a complete surprise to me. After making mango chutney, I put a half a dozen or so pitts out on the picnic table to dry out. After a week or so, I ripped off the exterior husk, stuck the seeds in a pot of dirt, and placed it in the shade of a palm tree in my garden. And forgot about it. Until the other day, I happened to look, wondering what was growing, there...and then I remembered. I find this very exciting! Granted it'll be my daughters and granddaughters who may enjoy the fruits, but I am just so thrilled to see these growing!