Celofun
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Help identifying 2 trees

Hi, first of all, I'm a begginer so I don't know too much about taking care of bonsai trees. I received these two as a gift and as I began searching for info on the net I realized I have no idea what species they are. Could you help me? Also it would be nice if you could tell me the problems I should adress first? One of them has a few yellow leaves... Thanks :)

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[img]https://img151.imageshack.us/img151/1842/10apln.jpg[/img]
[img]https://img197.imageshack.us/img197/2672/10bmol.jpg[/img]

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[img]https://img196.imageshack.us/img196/5395/10c.jpg[/img]

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bonsaiboy
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The first one appears to be an Indoor Oak, Buddleja indica, but I could be mistaken. The second one looks like Ficus salicaria, or the Willow Leaf Fig, but it could also be a Willow; not sure. Is it possible to get a close up picture of the branches and leafs. That would make it easier.
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Celofun
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Sure, here are the pictures.

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[img]https://img504.imageshack.us/img504/9342/bon1.jpg[/img]

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[img]https://img198.imageshack.us/img198/2646/bon2.jpg[/img]

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going out on a limb :P here but i think the first is a privet and the 2nd is a fuken tea tree . but no doubt im wrong. just whot i think :?
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Can't see the leaf close up on tree 1, which looks like Malpighia glabra to me, Barbados Cherry. The second does look like a willow-leaf fig to me as well.

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The first one I could almost say for sure is an indoor oak if it wasn't for the absence of red fuzz on the emerging leafs. I don't think the second one is a ficus either. The leafs seem to be emerging in pairs, the leaf veins don't seem to conform to that of figs, and the trees bark doesn't seem very fig-like. Not for sure on that either, though.
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I see... well, i'll just try to treat them the best i can following whatever generic advices i found on the net and hopefully it will work out, although i kinda doubt it. I could also search different store to see if i can find similar trees... it shouldn't be that hard, there aren't many in my area that sell them. Anyway, thanks a lot for your help :)

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