sjaeger949
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Can anyone identify these trees?

We just bought a house in southern Orange County California and we have three trees in our yard that we can not identify. Could anyone here be able to ID them for us?

This is tree 1:
[url]https://i.imgur.com/HqSkB.jpg[/url]
[url]https://i.imgur.com/LfFzo.jpg[/url]

Tree 2
[url]https://imgur.com/qIfDU.jpg[/url]

Tree 3
[url]https://imgur.com/le5ln.jpg[/url]

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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they've got the fruit on them, sort of takes the challenge out of identifying them...

Orange, middle one is a little trickier for a midwesterner, but I think it is loquat, pomegranate
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i concur on all counts.

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Loquat defintiely on #2.
Pomegranate defintiely on #3.

Not conviced on orange as definite for #1. It's definitely a citrus, but it could be orange, tangerine, grapefruit, probably not lemon or lime, but I wouldn't rule them out. When the fruits mature, you'll know.

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rainbowgardener wrote:they've got the fruit on them, sort of takes the challenge out of identifying them...

Orange, middle one is a little trickier for a midwesterner, but I think it is loquat, pomegranate
#2 is definitely a loquat or Japanese Plum tree. I've had a couple of them over the years and they grow very easily in our climate.

You nailed the other two also but not sure exactly what #1 is till it bears fruit, but surely a citrus of some sort.

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Tree #1 is either orange or tangerine/tangelo, judging by the size and shape of the petiole wings.

Kdodds, it is entirely possible to tell citrus trees apart by looking just at the leaves. The different types are quite well differentiated. Linky linky!

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From what I can see, it can also be some type of Grapefruit or Kumquat, and also remotely possible Lime or Lemon. There are many citrus species and cultivars with similar leaves.



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