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Can anyone tell me what this plant is that has appeared in my tub . it looks like some sort of brassica, perhaps broccoli, but I dont know as I have never seen broccoli growing. There's also a sunflower and a miniature rose thats appeared in there aswell. I think its come from seed from the bird feeder. Is it possible for a rose to grow from the seed? Any replies welcome!......Thanks :o)




Defintely a brassica. If it came from the bird feed then it is probably oil seed rape. All brassicas are biennial so it was in the pot last year.

16 Jun, 2011


and yes roses due grow from seed too.

17 Jun, 2011


I will retract my suggestion that it was in the tub last year. We have just been removing flowers from a number of our brassicas sown this year. This is unusual and I am blaming the peculiar weather for this happening.

17 Jun, 2011


Probably a bird ate a rose hip last fall, and left the seed in your tub. Nice that it turned out to be a miniature!

19 Jun, 2011


Thankyou to you all for your very helpful replies.

Bulbaholic, thanks for your info on the rape seed. I have looked at it today and it has come out in little yellow flowers, so it does definately look like it is . I will post another pic on tomorrow so you can see what it looks like... :>))

Seaburngirl, thanks for the info on the rose, I wasn't quite sure if it would grow from the seed... :>))

Tugbrethil, thanks too for your info, now I think about thats probably where its come from and not the bird why didn't I think of that!!! :>))

19 Jun, 2011

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