Potato or tomato? Somerset gardener baffled by his unusual plant



This reminds me of The Simpsons tomacco episode.  Too bad I can’t find a clip in English to post.

A gardener was left baffled when he noticed something strange about his latest patch of potatoes.

When Henry Brown, of Hinton St George in Somerset, came to harvest the crops from his garden he found one of them had grown in a rather unconventional way.

Instead of producing the potatoes underground, the plant had borne them on the stem, like a tree bearing fruit.

Mr Brown said: “I did not see it at all until I came to dig it out of the ground.

“The potatoes and tomatoes are part of the same family, but they don’t grown in the same way.

“I think my plant isn’t sure whether it’s a potato or a tomato.

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