redneck647
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Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

So I have 2 situations where I need the opinions of those who know more then me.

First. Can anyone tell me what this plant is?
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Its supposed to be a California wonder bell pepper but its the only one that sprouted and looks a lot like a tomato to me. Am I worng?

Also before this last cold spell I planted red salid bowl lettuce in the garden. I never grew it before and im seeing some strange things out there.
First is this red thing.
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My first thought was a weed but I never had any reddish ones in the garden before and with it being at about the right place I'm afreaid to just pull it.
Then again I also have these strange seedlings sprouting with what I believe are 3 seed leaves each?
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They are in the right area but are sprouting in a wide swath instead of a line like I planted the lettuce in. Could they be the lettuce or did I get a new weed in the garden?

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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

Tomato and lettuce is what I call. Lettuce is hardy. By the way, your soil looks pretty dried out.

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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

The top "lettuce" picture is definitely lettuce, but something is munching on it big time. The thing up top does look a lot like a tomato, although it looks a little odd. It's DEFINITELY not a pepper.

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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

Maybe a potato-leafed tomato?
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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

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Hmmm... This is not exactly potato-leaf, but I think it's a currant-leaf type -- usually a small cherry tomato variety with wild ancestors like Coyote, Matt's Wild, Sarah's Galapagos, etc.
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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

the second may be lettuce, but it seems to have longish leaf stems, like a dock.

the last pic, the little guys have two seed leaves and one true leaf each. could be lots of things - it'll be easier to tell when the true leaves are a bit bigger.

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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

As just mentioned, the second one is indeed not lettuce, but rather dock. :D

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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

Thanks.

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Re: Help needed with vegetable plant identification.

Looks more like an eggplant seedling to me!

I agree lettuce on the larger red seedling.
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