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Is this good or bad?

Posted by terry_neoh 5b (My Page) on
Tue, May 13, 14 at 0:52

I found this growing in a tulip bed at the local nursery. At first glance I thought it was a mum, but the structure is wrong. Also wrong for a tomato. Should I plant it?

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RE: Is this good or bad?

Artemisia vulgaris?

Here is a link that might be useful: Mugwort

RE: Is this good or bad?

a pinched leaf of a tomato.. smells like tomato .. no missing that ...

when i see that runner of a root ... i would hesitate to plant it .. until i had a full ID ... pot it.. and grow it on.. until it flowers.. or the form is more fully developed.. and then ask again ...

if its a keeper.. plant it in fall ...


ps: what kind of nursery couldnt ID it for you ... or did you grab it and run.. laughing maniacally to your car.. lol...

RE: Is this good or bad?

If it's Mugwort or another of the Artemisias, the undersides of the leaves will be white or silvery.

Once Mugwort gets a foothold in your garden, you will never be rid of it.

RE: Is this good or bad?

Thanks, all. Mugwort or artemesia seem likely. The leaves are aromatic. I think I will pitch it.

ps, Ken: It was more like the cat that ate the canary.

This post was edited by terry_neoh on Wed, May 14, 14 at 1:14

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