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Thursday, September 07, 2023 pumpkinpal2 Syracuse, NY

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Here is my 1541.5 McMillin Over A Barrel (OAB) end-of-main-vine fruit that has decided to be the one and only fruit to
go the distance; The Grasshopper and the Fly ('zat a movie?) helped out as size references.
The main fruit on the plant, X Self, was one of the ones that stopped growing when I ran outta fertilizer about a month ago.
No worries - I do have many viable-appearing seeds in the dead fruit butt I'll probably only keep like 50-100.
It was one TOUGH fruit to break apart! I'll START with a shovel from now on, lol.
THIS fruit here did not reach rock bottom on its own - I rolled the barrel accordingly and found out that the
back side of the fruit had been touching the barrel and that left a marring flat spot that was also discolored.
A towel, rolled up or whatever under the vine can be used to correct this problem.
Additionally, there is a heavy rock in the barrel to hold adjustments. eg

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