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BijdezeeBijdezee Posts: 1,484
I've got these coming up all over a part of the border, any ideas?


  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,384
    edited May 2021
    I'm pretty sure those are elderberry (Sambucus nigra) seedlings, probably a 'gift' from the birds.  To be sure, rub a leaf and smell! :)
    PS: if they don't smell strongly, they could be dahlia seedlings.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • AlisonjayneAlisonjayne Posts: 111
    They look like my Dahlias when they come up, mine aren't showing as yet though, maybe a bit early for them.
    Must stop buying more plants, repeat, must stop buying....
  • BijdezeeBijdezee Posts: 1,484
    @BobTheGardener.   I think you might be right. There's a sambucus nigra at the back of the border. I need to oik them out then.

    Sorry @Alisonjayne. I hate dahlias and I don't have any at all.

    Sambucus it must be, never had that happen before. 
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