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Aug 19, 2019 5:08 PM CST
|I believe this is some sort of fruit or berry bush. I bought the seeds as a mixed but unlabelled pack.
Aug 19, 2019 8:32 PM CST
|Looks like a member of fabaceae,|
Aug 20, 2019 1:05 AM CST
|Thanks again Tofitropic. Do you think it could be any of these?
Aug 20, 2019 4:08 AM CST
|Except for the Apricots, long time ago, I have tried growing all the above on your list, since I also love to experiment, plus there was almost no nursery selling plant in my place when I was young.
Sorry the plant in question is not any of within that list.
I presume those in the list are what the seller told you, the content of mix-seed they sold you..
All in your list can be grown in tropics, but no guarantee to flower or fruits.
Many fruit tree (such as apple), aren't worth trying to grow from seed, since the result can be very different from parents, for most tree It is better buying plant not seed from a known variety, or if you can, do vegetative propagation, such as grafting, cutting or layering.
For banana; edible banana are triploid (if my memory correct), so they don't produce seed. If you buy banana seed, it means a species banana, a non edible ( they could be edible but seedy, wit little pulp)
Better not buy mix-seed from such a vast array of plant's type. since some plants will need different sowing method. for example; apple will need cold stratification, mango should never be treated with cold. Banana will benefits from scarification. blueberry seed are so tiny they need surface sowing on special acidic medium.... etc...etc. So buying fruit tree seed-mix is not a good idea.
(buying flower seed mix with different color, or variety is another story entirely)
Further more I would suspect a seller selling so various seed in a mix like that.... very suspicious for a scam. I mean, who would mix a tropical-huge-fibrous mango seed with temperate-tiny dust like bilberry seed..? bilberry seed would just attached and disappear within mango seed's skin.
But yes it is live... we life and learn.
And lastly. next time if you buy seeds, do take picture of the seed for documentation, since it is always a learning process.
Aug 21, 2019 5:25 PM CST
|Looks like weed to me.
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Aug 23, 2019 3:33 PM CST
|Thanks so much guys (particularly you Tofitropic).
I don't actually mind this whole learning process and knew what I was geting into when I shelled out the $3 odd to buy the seeds. It's been interesting and when I followed up my purchase with a request for more information on the seeds, the seller refunded my money without my even asking for a refund. Sadly, I'd have preferred some sort of indication of what the seeds were.
Take care and thanks again. :)
Aug 23, 2019 5:28 PM CST
|I agree, it looks like something in the Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Pea, Bean) family. Here's the definition from our Garden Dictionary:
Leguminosae (leh gyoo'mih noh'see) ] n. pl. A family of 600 genera and 1,200 species of flowers, vines, shrubs, and trees. A few of the ornamental genera include Acacia, Albizia (albizzia), Cassia (senna or shower tree), Cercis (redbud or Judas tree), Cytisus (broom), Erythrina (coral tree), Gleditsia (honey locust), Laburnum (bean tree), Lathyrus (vetchling or wild pea), Mimosa, Phaseolus (bean), Pisum (pea), Robinia (locust), Tamarindus, and Wisteria. Commonly known as the pea or pulse family.
There's an illustration of leaves, blooms, etc., as well as photos on this page: http://www.wildflowers-and-wee...
With so many plants in that genera, it will be easier to find an exact ID once blooms appear but maybe someone will recognize the leaves and be able to offer suggestions.
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