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Looking for help identifying!!!

Hi first of all i have no idea what the plant is, so any help would be appreciated but also i wonder if anyone can tell me what is on it!!!


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,541
  • Has no flowers or berries, is evergreen, has a flakey bark, yew perhaps? Im really not sure 
  • Best guess at the moment is a juniper of some type with the round things being the fruit.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • RubytooRubytoo Posts: 1,353
    edited February 2019
    Yes a Callistemon.
    If by the things on it you mean the groups of round bits close together? They are the seed capsules.
    If you give them a shake over a piece of paper when /if they are dry you should see  dust like orangey brown seed.

    Edited to add linearis as the leaves are narrower than citrinus. I had to check and also it may be called Melaleuca linearis.

    I don't know when that changed, I always called our Callistemon because people commonly call it that, and I was given it as Callistemon a long time ago.
    Sorry for the confusion.

  • Papi JoPapi Jo Posts: 3,992
    +1 for Callistemon (seed pods).
    You are invited to a virtual visit of my garden (in English or in French).
  • RubytooRubytoo Posts: 1,353
    edited February 2019
    Ours did not always flower, but when they do they have red "bottle brush" flowers :)
    Not my image just a link to flower , pod and stems. Hovering over the photo you should see a magnifying glass.  Click on it you can zoom in on the photo ,

  • Oh thats wonderful thxs so much for all ur help, 1st time posting on here! 
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    I agree it’s a Callistemon. Looks like Callistemon Rigidus. The stiff bottlebrush. The leaves should be very narrow and very sharp at the tips. 
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