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Identify my mystery plant!

Cheryl7Cheryl7 Posts: 18

Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and was wondering if someone could help identify this lovely plant? It was given to me by a family member who got it from someone else and none of us know what it is. Thanks!!





  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    I might be way off mark here but it looks like a very pale Bay tree to me.

  • flowering roseflowering rose Posts: 1,632

    looks like a Camellia although it looks a bit under the weather.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,852

    Calcifuge in limey soil?

    I don't know my acid lovers but would say this is one of them. Growth style wrong for a bay I reckon KEF

  • Skimmia Japonica, almost certain. Anyone else ?

  • Elaine WElaine W Posts: 10

    It does look as if it needs a good feed- as the leaves are very pale. Hard to say what it is without any other info. Maybe it'll be clearer when it'sperked up a bit!

  • SalinoSalino Posts: 1,609

    ..I think it's a sickly Skimmia Japonica... feed with sequestrine or suchlike...

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,852

    It has that yellow sick look I associate with the skimmia WW

  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    Yeah Nut, thought that after I'd posted, leaves fit, but shape wrong, got giddy thought I knew one!

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,852

    It's the colour that put you off KEF

  • Cheryl7Cheryl7 Posts: 18

    Thanks everyone! It is definitely a Skimmia after looking it up on Google images, because I recognise the flowers from last year (before it became all sick and yellow image). I will now make it my mission to bring back to life, if possible! Salino, thanks for hte tip to feed with sequestrine!


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