One of my plums sprouted!

Do you remember the mariposa plums? I saved the seeds and put them in a wet paper towel to see if I could get any of them to germinate.

Well, one of them seems to be doing something…

It’s a bit odd looking, and the discoloration still the right end there make me a little nervous that something a wrong with it, but nonetheless, I put it in a small pot of soil, and to see if anything would come up.

Well, would you look at this:

Ok, it’s kind of hard to tell from the photo, but there is a tiny sprout coming up. This photo was taken yesterday, only four days after I planted the plum seed. I’m optimistic that I’ll have a small mariposa plum tree soon.