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Beecmcneil
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Pineberry a mix of a pineapple and a strawberry?

My fiancé presented a picture of a "pineberry" to me, and informed me that it was a mix of a pineapple and a strawberry. It was a white strawberry, it looked beautiful, but it seems so unlikely. Is it real?
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It is just a white strawberry:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pineberry

No pineapple genes in it.
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How was it "conceived"?

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It's called that because it resembles the look of a pineapple. It's a strawberry cultivar that is white with red achenes.

I believe some farmers overseas found the plant material (a mutation perhaps?) and saved it, then started selecting and cultivating the plants.

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Hi Bee,
I fixed the title of this discussion. It's important to let members know what your discussion is about. For example:

This is vague and many members will skip your post because they won't know what it is about:
Is this real?
This is descriptive, it will encourage those with answers to post to your discussion:
Pineberry a mix of a pineapple and a strawberry?
It helps you obtain the most answers. I encourage you to read this post about how it benefits you to create a descriptive title:

https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/v ... php?t=7770

Good luck!

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Thanks ill be sure to be more descriptive with the titles.
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