Are They Weeds? - Knowledgebase Question

Galesburg, MI
Avatar for gptm127
Question by gptm127
June 5, 1999
Are the little red shoots I see in my garden weeds or lavender seedlings?

Answer from NGA
June 5, 1999
Lavender seedlings produce leaves that are a silvery-green color. Without seeing the shoots it's difficult to say for certain, but they are probably weeds. My guess is that they're either pigweed or sorrel. Pinch one of the leaves off to see if it smells like lavender. If not, they're weeds and should be pulled out.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by mcash70 and is called "Wild asters"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.