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Whats this a weed or herb?

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by Janet mahay, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. Janet mahay

    Janet mahay Gardener

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    Hi I sowed some colander seeds 2/3 years ago and nothing happened then this appeared over winter
    I tided up the sides but I left this to grow. It looks like colander but I seen a weed simular and yet i dont think i planted colander seed there anyway so is it a weed or the herb?

    l was at lydl on Saturday and they had chilli and minibel tomato mini greenhouese seeds for 99p I brought the minibel as I wont them.in hanging basket but can any small chilli seed grow in hanging basket as well thanks

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    • Scrungee

      Scrungee Well known for it

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      Looks like it could be Feverfew, crushing a leaf and smelling it will tell.

      So, what do they smell of?
       
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      • Mike77

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        Does look like feverfew or coriander. Either way I would grow it. Feverfew is a nice plant. I have some in my garden.
         
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        • Janet mahay

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          Ok thanks it has a nice strong fresh smell like mint i keep it
           
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          • shiney

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            Certainly looks like feverfew to me as well. It should be the white flowering type. The yellower type has golden looking leaves that are smaller and thinner.

            The leaves are bitter and it used to be used as a cure for migraines/headaches. They made an infusion from it - it tastes horrible!
             
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              Yes does look like feverfew @shiney although I have never tried it myself I am assured it does taste disgusting.! :)
               
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