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26/07/2012 at 21:59

hi,can anyone help me,i have this plant growing & am confused as i thought i had planted an apple pip to see what would happen & this has grown is it an apple tree ? can anyone identify it,thanks

26/07/2012 at 22:00

 

26/07/2012 at 22:01

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/10288.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

26/07/2012 at 22:02

Nope, that's not an apple tree.

26/07/2012 at 22:06

That is a troublesome weed -don't what it is called- but it ain't an apple tree

26/07/2012 at 22:12

thank you both for reply,i did plant an apple pip in the pot,so am confused now,the buds at the end are a pinky colour,

26/07/2012 at 22:15

Polygonum avilculare - a weed of newly disturbed soil.  Sorry - hope you get something you want to grow 

27/07/2012 at 09:23

when did you plant the pip, take the weed out and leave the pot a while longer you still might get your apple tree

27/07/2012 at 10:54

And then you only have to wait about 5 years for it to produce fruit, 99.9% chance it will be a Crab apple too and if allowed to grow on could make a 25 feet plus tree eventually.

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