Avatar for Janimate
May 27, 2018 2:12 PM CST
Thread OP
New Jersey
I've been growing this succulent for over a month now, but this odd plant started sprouting around a week ago! I have no idea what it is and it's growing quickly, but my succulent seems fine. Could someone help me identify it? It has long pointed leaves, a red stem, and able to thrive in harsh conditions seeing as it can live alongside my succulent.
Thumb of 2018-05-27/Janimate/3ebc21

Thumb of 2018-05-27/Janimate/5bc203

Thumb of 2018-05-27/Janimate/b8a0b2
May 27, 2018 5:35 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier

I don't know what it is but I wouldn't leave it in your succulent pot for too long. The bigger it gets, the bigger the root system and the more damage it will do to your other plants when you pull it.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Webmaster: osnnv.org
May 28, 2018 5:15 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL @--`--,----- 🌹 (Zone 8b)
Region: United States of America Houseplants Overwinters Tender Plants Indoors Garden Sages Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 2
Organic Gardener Composter Miniature Gardening Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Tender Perennials Butterflies
Hi & welcome!

It looks like pokeweed, Phytolacca americana:
Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)

If you do want to cultivate it, it's going to need a MUCH bigger pot, or planted in the ground outside.
The golden rule: Do to others only that which you would have done to you.
👀😁😂 - SMILE! -☺😎☻☮👌✌∞☯
The only way to succeed is to try!
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
👒🎄👣🏡🍃🍂🌾🌿🍁❦❧🍁🍂🌽❀☀ ☕👓🐝
Try to be more valuable than a bad example.
May 28, 2018 11:10 PM CST
Name: Kyle
Middle TN (Zone 7a)
Region: Tennessee Plant and/or Seed Trader Cat Lover Dog Lover Roses Ferns
Hostas Foliage Fan Bromeliad Heucheras Native Plants and Wildflowers Birds
Looks like a persimmon seedling.
Avatar for Janimate
May 29, 2018 1:58 PM CST
Thread OP
New Jersey
Thank you so much! I just removed the plant and repotted my succulent. I'm relieved to know what it was!
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.
  • Started by: Janimate
  • Replies: 4, views: 322
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by chhari55 and is called "Golden Sedum (Sedum adolphi)"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.