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By Windy64

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

Plant id or is it a tree ?..... it first came up like this last year and then late on when the weather turned colder i noticed everything had withered and fallen off leaving jst a stick in the ground ...and so thinking it had died i forgot about it until this year as you can see its come back with a vengence 'AND' ive noticed another one next to the house, i love its structure but if its going to grow a trunk then its snip snip im afraid ..... big thanks p.




Surely this is a STAGS HORN-RHUS TYPHINUS tree, be very wary, we had one that died back and after we cut it down it sprouted about five hundred (no joke) shoots through our lawn it was a nightmare, we had to have the lawn taken up and re-laid, I was glad when it was gone. They are beautiful when they turn to reds come autumn BUT, care is needed.

1 May, 2013


^^^^ this, stunning autumn colours but they sucker everywhere !!!!

Oh, next time you see one in flower, give the flower a tastes of sherbert !!!!!!!

2 May, 2013


My thought that it looked like a Rowan, Mountain Ash, seedling.

2 May, 2013


looking at the toothed edge of the leaflets my first instinct was one of the rowan type trees.
Does the stem have a redish velvet fuzz on it? if yes then I'd go Rhus if not then Id go rowan/sorbus type and that does become a small tree. pull the one up near the house wall if it comes out with a discret root system its rowan. if it pulls away on long underground stems its rhus.

2 May, 2013

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