T Khuu
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Pine tree identification
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 found these pine tree that I really like. I think they are pinyon pine .…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sherwood Botsford Mar 12.

Tree ID please. Banana vs traveler palm.
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   I saw this in a Moroccan riad. It is more slender than traveler palm and has a different trunk than banana. Can somebody ID this for me?  …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Galbavy Mar 4.

Cherry Blossom variety in Philly
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 love the big pink cherry trees in the old part of town in Philly. The flowers are big and deep pink with lots of petals. I remember a few big trees along South StreetThey are much more majestic and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tosh K Feb 10.

Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen
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This one do very well in the cold. No leaf damage whatsoever. Some kind of laurel, Portugal?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA Feb 4.

 

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Sherwood Botsford replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Pine tree identication'
"5 inches long is unusual for contorta. 1.5" to 2.5 inches is more typical in BC, Alberta, Saskatcewan, Manitoba. https://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/Volume_1/pinus/contorta.htm makes no mention of any subspecies with needles this…"
Mar 12
T Khuu replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Pine tree identication'
"I am asking. It is in Reno NV. Based on 2 needles per branch and 5 inches long, I now think it is Pinus contorta."
Mar 9
John Galbavy replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Tree ID please. Banana vs traveler palm.'
"fyi that one is really old to get a trunk on it like that. They relocate successfully though"
Mar 4
Tosh K replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Cherry Blossom variety in Philly'
"Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan'"
Feb 10
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Yes, but in February in Massachusetts there are no leaves, no flowers, and no berries. I had the good fortune of having my first plant ID class in Maine in winter (Unity College). We had to cut twigs from the plants that our professor was…"
Feb 4
Leslie B Wagle replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Elderberry is big shrub with compound leaf....& big flat white flower clusters and later small purple berries. Main characteristic we found from husband buying some to hopefully make wine is you can't count on it to grow in a particular…"
Feb 3
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Does anyone else get plant names pop in their head from subconscious memories of plant studies from distant past? I find plant names pop into my mind on sight of a plant with zero recollection of the ID characteristics and they are usually right. I…"
Feb 3
Leslie B Wagle replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"I thought of Photinia too. Pretty common in N.C. but you'd have to look for bronzy new growth for an additional clue."
Feb 3
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Maybe Photinia fraseri."
Jan 25
T Khuu replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Thanks! Any ideas what the first plant is?"
Jan 25
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Viburnum x rhytidophylloides is one. I think there is another as well."
Jan 25
T Khuu replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"Thanks! The shape of the leaf seems different. Viburnum rhytidophyllum leaf appear much narrower based on the image I've seen,  may be some kind of hybrid?"
Jan 24
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to T Khuu's discussion 'Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen'
"The second one appears to be Viburnum rhytidophyllum (Leatherleaf Viburnum)."
Jan 24
T Khuu commented on Daniel Kovach's album
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Fianna's Healing Garden

" I saw the garden in the winter and intrigued by the broadleaf evergreen trees used in the garden. They seem to do well in the cold and kept their leaves well. Can you share the name of the plant species used?"
Jan 23

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