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Yellow Poppie a weed or not


By Scotkat

Angus, Scotland Sco

Who likes or dislikes ?
To me a complete pest in a garden as the grow wild and just take over.Ok in a container.

Would like to here your thoughts.



I only get red ones and Opium Poppies. I'd quite like some yellow ones for a change! They are very easy to pull out, aren't they, if they grow in the wrong place?

11 Jun, 2008


I have recently bought some yellow poppy seed as I dont have any. If they become a weed then I will pull them up, but at the moment they are a want.

12 Jun, 2008


Are they Meconopsis cambrica or Welsh Poppy ? I don't like to think of them as a weed, being Welsh myself, but they can be a nuisance if they're taking over. Some of the gardens around here are full of them. They come up through the paving and everything, and they're growing wild in the hedgerows aswell. I haven't got them in my garden and I've never been able to grow them, I don't know why. The seeds don't even spread in here : ( There were lots in my father's garden and I've kept some of those seeds to see if they'll grow but no success yet. I wouldn't like to be overrun with them though.

12 Jun, 2008


personally i like poppies, i sowed some seeds this yr but not one of them came up, ill just try again lol

12 Jun, 2008


Your ,Poppies wont germinate until next autumn or spring. Welsh Poppies seds need to be overwintered outdoors,

31 Jul, 2008


ah thanks for that Poaannua

31 Jul, 2008

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