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Good evening all,


I am new to this forum and have decided to jump in at the deep end image


Could someone please enlighten me as to what plant this is above? Three have come through this year next to some perennials and I am baffled at to what they could be?








  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,724

    Oak trees. you look like you have had some busy squirrels

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,724

    If you dig them up, you will find the acorn still attached.

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391

    They look like oak tree seedlings to me, but there is a shrubby tree that looks similar who's name esacpes me at the moment.  Any squirrels in your area?  They love planting acorns and hazelnuts etc in pots of compost!

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • SingySingy Posts: 206

    They cost about £10 to buy online!

  • Definitely oak seedlings...lucky you!


  • SwissSueSwissSue Posts: 1,447

    Hope you have plenty of room, they tend to get quite big with the years!image

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,269

    You could start a nice area of woodland Chris! Hope you've got a couple of acres image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • flowering roseflowering rose Posts: 1,632

    Oak,I have two Oak trees grown from acorns my daughter planted 35 years ago.we have to keep them in check.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,724

    You plant oaks for your grandchildrenimage

  • Thank you all for your responses!


    By process of elimination i think it's safe to say that next doors oak tree (see photo below) may be the culprit with a little help from Mr. Squirrel!


    I only have a 60ft X 35ft garden therefore no room here! I'm sure i'll find somewhere to sneak them in and allow nature to gradually take its course!image





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