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pugslovesunpugslovesun Posts: 300
can scan anyone tell me what this? Hollow stems & apparently reddish flowers.

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  • Think I know this one Leycester, mind it grown so big, pretty flowers,
  • pugslovesunpugslovesun Posts: 300
    Thanks for the speedy reply, looked it up & spot on, thanks, getting very big & suckering!
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,292
    Yes, it's Leycesteria formosa (Himalayan Nutmeg)
    I have it in my garden thanks to the birds.
    You can cut it right back to the ground and it will re-grow, or just give it a trim - up to you depending on how tall you want it.
    The berries do taste of nutmeg, but quite astringent

    Billericay - Essex

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    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • pugslovesunpugslovesun Posts: 300
    Thank you for help.
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