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By Poppy


This appeared in my front garden, so I potted it up until I know what it is. The leaf stems are red. Anyone any ideas?



Oh dear Poppy these do appear in gardens regularly as they are sycamore seedlings.Wouldn t waste a lot of time on it as youll soon be pulling far more of them out of your garden.If youd like to see what happens when a garden left for these to develop in I ll post you a pic.

22 Sep, 2008


I have loads of these as they grow were they fall. I'm forever pulling them up.

One of them I have kept, as I trim the roots once a year and I am growing as a Bonsai.

22 Sep, 2008


Wish the previous owner looked out his window occassionally Trees .Have some 30 feet plus just left to grow !

22 Sep, 2008


Yep mine come from the woods some 60feet away.

22 Sep, 2008


its also a form of maple or acer that we so prize.its a fast grower so ideal for bonzi.i have a bonzi i got of a friend who has over 50 of them.if you want any more info just ask

23 Sep, 2008


Looks like a Red maple seedling (Acer rubrum). These native trees self-sow frequently as do those huge weeds, Norway maples. Often, seedlings can be seen growing out of people's (uncleaned) gutters.

23 Sep, 2008


Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus. They self-seed a great deal.

23 Sep, 2008

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