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03/02/2013 at 14:11

I took cuttings form someone else's garden of some kind of large twiggy thing, did not have any leaves on then. I rooted them in a small plastic pot and leaves are coming and have rooted well, I am not sure what it is and would like anyone's thoughts of what it could be please - pictures below.

03/02/2013 at 14:16

Flowering currant?

if  I'm right and you rub the leaves between your fingers they will have a strong smell.

03/02/2013 at 14:34

That would be my thought, hope it's a nice one.

03/02/2013 at 14:40

Leave do smell after rubbing them - so could be, not sure what sort of strong smell there should be to expert - smells bit like grass or leaf

03/02/2013 at 14:47

That's my thought as well

03/02/2013 at 15:39
Gardengirl.. wrote (see)

Leave do smell  - smells bit like grass ,,,

Er, hmmm.

How do you describe the smell of flowering currant.

Did the smell induce in you a profound mystical experience. Because that's what happened to C S Lewis...

The smell of flowering currant and hawthorn is referred to on this page, in the prose just beneath where it says 'the magic is waiting' and the photo...

03/02/2013 at 15:45

Smell is so subjective - I've heard the smell of flowering currant described as 'like cat pee', but I like the smell of flowering currant, and I certainly don't like the smell of cat pee 

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