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Name: Terri Osipov
Rome, Georgia (Zone 7b)
Every day in the yard is a GOOD day
Dog Lover Bee Lover
Aug 3, 2017 9:28 AM CST
About 2 years ago and enormous tree was cut down by the road in front of my home. Several shoots started growing off of the 4' diameter trunk that was left behind. The leaves are huge and look kind of like Maple Leaves I think. Much to my delight, I found a shoot growing in my yard that I feel fairly certain is the same tree. I want to dig it up and relocate it because of power lines but need first to know what it is and how to care for it. Can someone help? Thank you
P.s. I think I may need another picture to show the position of the leaves? My phone is charging and I will get more pictures if needed this afternoon. Thank you

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"Speak to the Earth and it shall teach Thee" Job 12:8
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Aug 3, 2017 1:05 PM CST
Looks like it might be a Platanus occidentalis, Sycamore tree.
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Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Aug 3, 2017 4:30 PM CST
I agree.

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