Plant ID forum: Planted from seed, what is it?

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Jul 9, 2016 12:52 PM CST
Planted this spring from seeds- what is it?
The leaves are very interesting...

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 9, 2016 2:16 PM CST
I would like to know too. Smiling
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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HamiltonSquare
Jul 9, 2016 2:50 PM CST
Reminds me of this......
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Name: Calin
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fixpix
Jul 9, 2016 2:59 PM CST
Reminds me of jatropha, but not sure which.
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fixpix
Jul 9, 2016 3:01 PM CST
Or papaya?

Any other pics? Stem?
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jul 9, 2016 4:22 PM CST
Looks similar to Papaya. Papaya leaves have many different shapes.
Here is one photo from out database.
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Jul 9, 2016 4:33 PM CST
What did the seed look like?
Porkpal
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Jul 9, 2016 5:26 PM CST
@HamiltonSquare you jogged my memory, and I believe it is the manihot hibiscus. I planted several varieties of hibiscus seeds and this one took.

Thanks, ya'll.
While the earth remains, Seed time and harvest, Cold and heat, Winter and summer, And day and night Shall not cease. Gen. 8:22
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jul 9, 2016 5:45 PM CST
I looked at your plant list and you have Sunset Hibiscus seeds were sewn March 6th; is that what this is?
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Name: thepegasus
Kerala
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thepegasus
Jul 9, 2016 6:13 PM CST
Its a Papaya (Carica papaya)...
Name: Feng Xiao Long
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XiaoLong
Jul 10, 2016 5:21 AM CST
I agree

Looks like papaya to me too Smiling

Maybe you can pinch a small amount of lowest leaf. As long as i remember papaya have milky white sap.
Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Jul 10, 2016 6:40 AM CST
I think anyone who planted a papaya seed would likely remember it...?
Porkpal

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