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By Mookins

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

I have a plant in the garden (cant remember which one) that the very base just where it grows out of the soil it has something that looks like roots poking out,they appear to be downy and whitish and theres a fair few of them they are growing diagonally. Are these "suckers" ive heard mentioned but cant remember what it meant?
will try and remember which plant

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These are probably runners (like on strawberry plants), they will have baby plants on eventually. Do you want it to run around? Post a photo if possible.

15 Jul, 2009


Suckers refers to growth of root or rootstock on woody plants, like roses, trees, e.g. Rhus, Lilac, etc, Not a term used for soft plants - your description brings nowt to mind - need more info or a pic.

15 Jul, 2009


Ok when I find out which plant I saw it on I will take a picture, but cannot for the life of me think which one it is, will keep hunting

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15 Jul, 2009

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