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Mystery tree. Can somebody please help me to ID this small tree. It has been here since we moved in 17 years ago and it lives behind the shop in terrible conditions but looks happy and is blooming every year. It does not mind our winter rains or the summer droughts. I do not go there at all but see it from the upper deck. TIA.



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the leaf reminds me of the wild cherries/plums we get in the UK. Prunus......
but they are trees not shrubs. does it bear fruit?
it is a pretty thing.

4 May, 2021

 

It makes sense SBG. They are lots of wild cherries in the area, We live in the area called Cherry Point for that exact reason. but as you said they are fairly large trees. This is actually a tree (small). The picture of canopy is taken from above,... second story decking. I do not know if it gets fruit ....it is in our water well area and i hardly venture there. It is only impressive when it blooms , the rest of the time its just something green against the forest. Thank you very much for the suggestion. I will keep eye on it and try to compare it with the other cherry trees if I'll see one ( without trespassing on peoples properties. )
Thanks again.

4 May, 2021

 

could be some one ate a cherry and threw the pip away and it may be a cultivar.

there are 100's of apple trees up and down the roads i the UK and many are from discarded cores.

4 May, 2021

 

Could be. Probably a bird. Some nibble on these wild cherries.

4 May, 2021

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