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Angelotter
May 30, 2020 11:41 AM CST
This is growing on our yard, We just bought the house last year and it was already growing when we bought it. It's next to the fence so it looks like it was intentionally planted but I have no clue what it is. Want to make sure it's safe for my pets and my baby.
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porkpal
May 30, 2020 11:46 AM CST
A mulberry, possibly?
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DaisyI
May 30, 2020 12:32 PM CST
Can you post a photo of the rest of the plant? I can't tell if its a vine, a tree or...
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Scott County, KY (Zone 5b)
You can't have too many viburnums..
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ViburnumValley
May 30, 2020 2:32 PM CST
Definitely Mulberry (Morus sp.), and probably the invasive exotic Morus alba.

While not toxic to children or pets, it WILL be a big problem for your fence. I seriously doubt it was planted by humans. It is far more likely the result of bird droppings and adventitious sprouting.

It is a good candidate for removal. Plant something you want intentionally, and have it benefit the greater living landscape around you.
John
Lincoln RI
Angelotter
May 30, 2020 3:58 PM CST
It looks like a little tree, not vine like.
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Name: John
Scott County, KY (Zone 5b)
You can't have too many viburnums..
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ViburnumValley
May 30, 2020 7:28 PM CST
Your new pic is verification of what I wrote.

That plant will reach 30-50' tall and wide, and can reach 36" diameter trunk. At that size, it will produce about a million mulberries a year.

Hungry?
John

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