|By the end of winter the capsule that was green, then brown, has skeletonised and the seeds inside are housed in the shrivelled yellow fruit, if it is not eaten by me!|
|In spring, if the capsule is in a moist place, the seeds germinate and send down tiny roots through the threads of the capsule skin and then masses of miniscule green leaves begin to grow and fill the capsule.|
|Still the capsule holds tight, until the growth of seedlings inside put such pressure on the skin.....|
|that it pops open, shedding its skin forever and another generation of cape gooseberry plants are born!|
Such is the joy of growing food.
Life is good.