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Help properly identifying 2 weeks 6 days ago #82896

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Hi there, I was hoping someone could help me identify these trees as when I got them there was no information about them I think they might be the same Species but i'm not a one hundred per cent sure.
I appreciate any help.

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Help properly identifying 2 weeks 6 days ago #82897

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Healthier trees and better fotos would proboably help.

My guess in this point is that you have one chinese privet and one chinese sweet plum.

It is utterly important to know species before purshasing. Chinese privet for example is not a tree one should buy if one wants to grow it indoors as it is a temperate to subtropical species.

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Help properly identifying 2 weeks 6 days ago #82899

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Ah, unfortunately, it was a gift so I didn't have any way of identifying it beforehand. I'll get some more pictures to hopefully make it easier. I was told that they were purchased from their "indoor" collection.

This one could well be a sweet plum because when I got it it did have a small purple fruit on it. The branches are also really quite stiff for their size




I have no idea about this one but hope this helps


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Help properly identifying 2 weeks 6 days ago #82901

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My guess was 50/50. Now I am 90% sure.

Garden centers sell "indoor" trees because the market wants to keep tree indoors. None of them will guarantee survival indoors.

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Help properly identifying 2 weeks 6 days ago #82902

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Thank you for the help, knowing what I got really helps when it comes to looking after them. I appreciate it.

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Help properly identifying 2 weeks 3 days ago #82929

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Hi Mike4t5,

There's a phone app "PictureThis" where you can identify the species of the tree/plant/flower and it will also tell you some facts about it.
It is very useful as it checks if the plant is healthy, key facts about it, characteristics, description, the conditions that it needs and where it's native from.
It's free but it also has a paid version, but to be honest I'm not sure what you get with that.

That'll help you with both of them.
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Picture this has 7 day free trial and after that they start to charge you.

The Inaturalist seek app is free and much more powerful. You scan the plant from different angles and it classifies it from family via genus to species. If species cannot be identified for sure it will not give you fake results wich is a great feature.
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