what trees are these?

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  1. anon125

    anon125 Active Member

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    if one is grapes or cherries are they edible? leaves do NOT look healthy - maybe just dry weather?
    and the other one with leaves about 2 to 3 inches high. tree is about 8foot high.
    Parksville BC
    thanks all
     

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  2. lorax

    lorax Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    They look very like small plums or cherries (the back of my mind is saying cherry plum, Prunus cerasifera); what's going on with the leaves looks like a fungal affliction that's common to those trees in Ecuador, but I'd be hesitant to think it's also present in BC.

    I can tell you 100% certainty that they're not grapes - those grow on vines and have very different leaf structure.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Try showing more pictures of the different kind to the left, ones that show more of it.
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Yes, Prunus cerasifera; probably with one of the purple-leaf cultivars somewhere in its ancestry.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Could perfectly well be a named hybrid cultivar or unnamed hybrid seedling, without flowers being present it can't be seen if it has the reflexed sepals of a pure cherry plum.
     
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    If you click on the left one you see the whole picture.
    thanks guys
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    "More" as in the habit, the bark, any other parts like flowers or fruits - with what is shown so far it looks like it might be a species of cherry, but that is about all that can be made out at this point.
     
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    thanks everyone.
    now what low mainenance plants are deer resistant and grow in full sun.
    as we have an area of say 50ft x 50ft to cover, nothing expensive!
    Maybe some daffodils and other spring stuff.
     
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