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Life & Events > Can You Identify This Plant?

Can You Identify This Plant?

posted on May 2, 2016 12:00 PM ()


Did you figure it out?
comment by kristilyn3 on June 11, 2016 4:39 AM ()
Nope, they are three times taller now and more bushy, but I still have no clue. I took it to the place where I buy plants but the guy who would know wasn't in. I crushed a few leaves this morning and tasted them but they don't taste strong at all. Not bad, just not strong. Sage maybe?
reply by jjoohhnn on June 11, 2016 8:34 AM ()
It looks like basil to me, taste a leaf.
comment by elderjane on May 3, 2016 4:36 AM ()
I bought a potted basil in the mean time and what's in the video is definitely not basil as I know it.
Sage maybe? I did come across some sage seeds in my stash.
reply by jjoohhnn on June 11, 2016 8:35 AM ()
I usually get potted basil from farmer Wayne when I pick up the outdoor vegetables plants at the end of May. The basil leaves are usually much bigger and less dense than these, but the plants are also taller. Basil usually gives off strong aroma when touched and these don't. But I tasted it and I'm alive to talk about it, but it has very little flavor. Not unpleasant, so it could be a mild herb. Guess I'll have to wait awhile longer.
reply by jjoohhnn on May 3, 2016 8:46 AM ()
It looks like flowers are about to open at the top. That should help.
comment by drmaus on May 2, 2016 11:08 PM ()
I inspected it carefully and can't find any flowers, but I'll keep watching. Maybe just a cluster of new leaves?
reply by jjoohhnn on May 3, 2016 8:43 AM ()
You don't know or is this a test? Doesn't that white thingy in the pot tell you what it is? Why are you making nmy life so tough???
comment by greatmartin on May 2, 2016 4:44 PM ()
I'll leave the test for people in other states where prized herbs are legal.
reply by jjoohhnn on May 3, 2016 8:42 AM ()
I was thinking the same thing.
reply by troutbend on May 2, 2016 9:03 PM ()
The white tag identifies the original tulips that came in the pot. No, this is not a test: I have no clue what they are.
reply by jjoohhnn on May 2, 2016 7:03 PM ()

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