It all started about 2 weeks before the Chinese New Year celebration in the month of January 2017 which is about 2 months ago. I bought some Chinese Arrowheads to fry Arrowhead chips.
Chinese Arrowheads washed and ready for peeling.
Peelings from the Chinese Arrowheads.
Peeled Chinese Arrowheads ready for making crispy chips.
I took the left over shoots and the peelings to bury in the soil of my garden pots to act as natural fertilizers.
One morning while I was watering my plants, I noticed these green shoots growing out of the soil of this big flower pot.
On a closer look, they do look familiar. Then I remembered the Chinese Arrowhead shoots that I buried in the soil. They have sprouted and have pushed through the surface of the soil.
I didn't have them removed. I left them be and expected them to dried up and die after some time. Surprisingly, they survived and continue to grow.
Usually these Arrowheads thrive in ponds, lakes, marshes and paddy fields in most Asian countries e.g. China. But here, they are growing in normal garden soil in my garden.
I am watching to see whether these plants will survive when the hot and dry days return.
Currently, these Chinese Arrowheads plants are almost 2 feet tall. I am curious to see whether these have flowers and whether they will form arrowheads or tubers in the ground. I am now keeping a record on these plants for further updates.
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The following staircase photos are for joining Tuesday's Treasures.
Old antique staircase in Gopeng Museum.
A staircase with wooden and metal railing.
That night, when he (Jacob) stopped to camp at sundown,
he found a rock for a headrest and lay down to sleep,
and dreamed that a staircase reached from earth to heaven,
and he saw the angels of God going up and down upon it.
(Genesis 28:11-12, The Living Bible-TLB)