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09/06/2013 at 11:13

I have small tree like  plant in a big pot..leaf on left is Birch..mine is on the right..No idea what it is...can anyone shed any light on this..!

09/06/2013 at 12:01

Might be one of the poplars?  Are the leaves opposite or alternate?  Same colour underneath?

09/06/2013 at 12:26

will go take more photos..back soon..

09/06/2013 at 12:33

I did`nt plant was supposedly seed pkt my daughter brought back from spain..but whether its that that grew I`ve no idea...otherwise I can only think that somehow a seed got into pot which was`nt in the garden & potted into small pot 1st..last year..


09/06/2013 at 12:35

maybe this is slightly clearer ..

09/06/2013 at 13:50

Hi jean, I've changed my mind - I think it's another Birch, perhaps a different kind to the other one.

09/06/2013 at 18:22

Looks like birch to me

09/06/2013 at 19:19

How did you put a picture on here? I want to ask a question and not sure how to add a picture?? 


09/06/2013 at 19:21

Have you got a little tree in the tool bar above the type your message box?

click on that and follow the instructions

09/06/2013 at 20:16

It isn't hibiscus is it? it looks familiar but I can't think where from. I am not up to speed with tree leaves....


How intriguing!

09/06/2013 at 20:34

I did wonder about hibiscus - but it wouldn't have survived the last winter would it?

09/06/2013 at 20:39

The leaf is very similar to those of the hibiscus I'm growing this year....not exactly the same but then they do vary quite a lot...if it is hibiscus it may flower and solve the problem. Sometimes things survive despite the weather...

09/06/2013 at 22:00

well evryone...I will take photos later on in season but last year it was just leaves & what makes me now think with all your help that it is maybe a birch is new leaves have red tinge....we shall see...hey ho

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