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Solved Well it looks like asparagus?

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  1. Clueless76

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    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    Yeah, it is.
    I can remember years ago it growing in my Grandmother's garden.
    It was just used as something to add to cut flowers, a bit of fern, as it was called back then.:biggrin:
     
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      Another vote for asparagus. If allowed to go to fern it will also produce seeds which is probably how yours arrived!

      I have a big old clump in the border which must have arrived that way. I pick some at this time for soup or whatever, then let the rest run to fern - it is tall and striking to look at, can be used in flower arrangements as @pete says and also goes an attractive yellow in autumn. Eventually it gets cut down and the whole process starts again in spring.
       
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        So leave to it’s own devices and cut back in autumn?
         
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        Yes, I would - think it would look rather good in that corner. If you decide you don't care for it, it should be pretty easy to dig up and remove this autumn.
         
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