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Plant Id please 🙂 I was told that it is a tree of some type.

agoodrumagoodrum Nottingham Posts: 38
Hi.  Can someone identify this please.


  • FireFire LondonPosts: 14,010
    Goat willow?
  • agoodrumagoodrum Nottingham Posts: 38
    Didn't come with a label, so I'm open to answers! 👍
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 14,010
    You bought it? Other people here are tree experts. A close up of the leaf would be helpful. Crop the pic after taking it to make it load straight.

  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 3,701
    Did you buy it?
    Or was it a gift from the birds?
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • agoodrumagoodrum Nottingham Posts: 38
    A neighbour gave it me after their child got it from their school.  I just potted it up and thought I'd give it a go. 
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 14,010
    Does doyen @Silver surfer  think this is a goat willow?


  • Is it an apple tree? I remember when I was going to school growing an apple tree using an apple seed from the fruit I had eaten. It grew fairly big eventually as it was not grafted onto a specific root stock to keep it small.
  • gondorgondor Posts: 117
    Doesn't look like my goat willow.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,366
    edited August 2021
    Possibly a  Prunus of some sort… blackthorn, wild cherry, bullace, that  sort of thing … as it ‘grows up’ lot might develop more characteristics to ID it with. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,220
    Not goat willow. I'd agree with @Dovefromabove - something of that sort, but not blackthorn. 
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

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