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    07 / 09 / 2014

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I live in Gwinnett County. This plant came up in a flower bed this spring. At as grown very fast. The stem (trunk) is sticky.


  • donpage Registered says:

    Thanks for the info. I like the weed so will probably cut down in fall for regrowth in spring.

    July 22nd, 2014 at 8:08pm

  • shannoncruey Leaf Lover says:

    Yep, Jim is right – it’s a Paulownia. They grow insanely fast and tall. You have a decision to make: a) kill it aggressively before it goes to seed, or b) enjoy it as an annual, but *cut it off at the ground ever single fall*! If you cut it every year, each year you’ll get a bush with those nice big leaves. But, miss one single year and next thing you know you have a tree!

    July 20th, 2014 at 2:09pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    Paulownia – an aggressive invasive weed tree

    July 18th, 2014 at 3:43pm

  • Witchazel Master Identifier says:

    Looks like a sunflower to me!

    July 18th, 2014 at 1:00pm

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