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16/04/2014 at 12:32

Hello everyone its me again, with the same sort of problem. Can anyone identify the tree or shrub in the photo below? It stands about 2 feet tall. Any advice welcome thanks.



16/04/2014 at 12:34

Is it scented? Looks like a Sarcococca.

16/04/2014 at 12:52

Need a better old eyes aInt wot they used to be .....but it doesn't look like sarcoccoca to me.  

16/04/2014 at 12:55

I agrre with verd, can yoh take a close up of leaf and flower.

16/04/2014 at 13:10

if you click on the picture, it should open into a new window, where you can zoom super large on the plant, the white flowers are long trumpets, and the leaves look glossy and slightly spiky round the edges, however, I don't recognise the plant / know wot it is myself - sorry.

16/04/2014 at 13:24

best guess on a poor pic. Osmanthus, ?burkwoodii

16/04/2014 at 13:52

It does not lok like a Sarcococca to me, but I do not know what it is.

16/04/2014 at 15:00

Here are some more photos. Thanks for your help. Id say out of the suggestions it looks alot like the Osmanthus Burkwoodi.



16/04/2014 at 15:45

I'm not sure about those serrated leaves Andrew. i'll have to have a look at mine.

16/04/2014 at 16:14

My first thought was Osmanthus b'woodii - but mine doesn't have such serrated leaves. They're not so oval either - more lance shaped. Still, Osmanthus some sort would be my best guess. 

16/04/2014 at 17:20

Mine are a bit serrated but not as much as that. Not really sure mine isburkwoodii, I bought it cheap with no label

I'll do some research if no-one does a definite ID

16/04/2014 at 17:29

Here's mine. It was definitely burkwoodii. Leaves have tiny serrations which you can see when you enlarge:


16/04/2014 at 17:34

Osmanthus delavayi is what I meant when I said Sarcococca. Senior moment!

16/04/2014 at 17:43

Think you have it lg. I did a google- definitely looks like delavayi 

16/04/2014 at 18:51

Thats great thanks very much for your help. i have a couple more in the garden that i'm not entirely sure what they are, and could do with all your expertise! I'll post pictures up soon. Many thanks.


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