A seedling, or a young plant, as a newly sprouted tree. Depicted as a tiny, light-green plant with a short stem and two leaves. Often shown freshly sprung from a small mound of brown earth.
May be used for various content concerning plant life. May also be used as a symbol of spring or representation of various types of new growth.
Not to be confused with 🌿 Herb, though their applications may overlap.
Facebook’s seedling previously had three leaves.
📅 Seedling was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.