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Weed or not?

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acatcalledjohn Sun 14-Jun-15 19:32:59

Found this little bush like plant in the garden when weeding. It's approx. 20-25cm tall, and the bigger leaves are about 4-5cm long. Can't seem to spot it on various weed identifying websites, though have a strong suspicion it's a weed.

Anyone recognise it?

Ferguson Sat 20-Jun-15 23:03:31

It's a bit strange, having green leaves and the red ones. I don't know what it is. Keep an eye on it, and if it flowers that may help to identify it. If it does turn out to be a weed, try to prevent it shedding seeds.

acatcalledjohn Sun 21-Jun-15 14:01:36

Thanks Ferguson. I played it safe and removed it anyway. It was quite 'rooty', so I think it was a safer bet to remove it.

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