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allenjackson
Aug 24, 2016 7:07 PM CST
So I've been tossing the seeds of most everything I've eaten into a pot for the past couple months and now I've got some plants taking off and I have no idea what they are. Can anyone help identify? Thanks!
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Aug 25, 2016 4:41 PM CST
Did you have Coleus seeds?
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Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
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Mutisia
Aug 25, 2016 8:40 PM CST
Your plants look like Physalis peruviana to me (delicious!):

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Leftwood
Aug 25, 2016 11:07 PM CST
Leaves are opposite, so not a Physalis. Stem is square, too. Looks like coleus, although I don't think anyone eats coleus....
Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Aug 25, 2016 11:48 PM CST
I'm still working on things you would eat that would have seeds left over....

Coleus would definitely be one of them.

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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Aug 26, 2016 7:10 AM CST
Where did you get the soil from?
I want to say some kind of sage or nettle.
Really doesnt look like produce.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Aug 26, 2016 8:15 AM CST
Hey, I forgot to say Hi and welcome before, so Hi & welcome!

No, I don't think Coleus seeds would have come from cooking dinner either, but it's possible that a packet of seeds was purchased and also added to the pot, a stretch but it looks like a Coleus. Look also at Perilla frutescens, (shiso,) an edible close relative of Coleus.

What part of the world are you in?

And please let us know if the wine seeds sprout!
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Aug 26, 2016 9:09 AM CST
It doesn't look like Perilla. Sighing!
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Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
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Mutisia
Aug 26, 2016 10:48 AM CST
Leftwood said:Leaves are opposite, so not a Physalis. Stem is square, too. Looks like coleus, although I don't think anyone eats coleus....


You are absolutely right, Rick!

It must be that I still cannot get over the Physalis plants I lost lately and their ghost lives in my stubborn mind Whistling

allenjackson
Aug 26, 2016 11:56 AM CST
I am in Atlanta GA. Soil is generic potting soil from home depot.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Aug 26, 2016 12:18 PM CST
Aha... that opens the possibility of other kinds of seeds being in the soil.

Ursula, thanks for the chuckle! And so sorry about your plants!
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
๐Ÿ‘’๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿก๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿโฆโง ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒฝโ€โ˜€๐ŸŒบ
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Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
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Mutisia
Aug 26, 2016 12:24 PM CST
Thanks for the acorn, Tiffany!

I loose many plants either to the lack of water or (consequently) to the rodents. I have almost given up replacing them ..... Sighing!
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Aug 26, 2016 12:46 PM CST
YW. That's frustrating! I once lived in a patch of very, very well fed bunnies & they're equally cute & HUNGRY. The more expensive the plant, apparently the better it tastes. In retrospect I'd say it was all worth it to have had a chance to hold baby bunnies a few times, as they emerged from holes in the yard, and that's what I really remember about all of that, but I sure had some mad moments at the time.
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
๐Ÿ‘’๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿก๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿโฆโง ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒฝโ€โ˜€๐ŸŒบ
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