zombiekiller
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ID help please

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I'm from san jose cali. zone 9 i think.
I see these at apartment complexes, shopping mall parking lots and parking lots at business.I like the ones that are trimmed. I would like try to grow a few of them. Does anyone know the name of them :? thanks
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zombiekiller
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Re: ID help please

Does anyone know where i can go to get an id ?
I tried a local nursery, not much help.
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Sorry we haven't been able to help. I keep thinking I should know it, but can't come up with it. We usually have people here that are pretty good at the ID's.

Your local cooperative agricultural extension office and master gardeners program is at UC Santa Clara: https://cesantaclara.ucanr.edu/ If you send them your pictures or maybe a sample cutting, they should be able to ID it for you.

Let us know if you get an ID, please! :)
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Re: ID help please

Some sort of ornamental plum? At least that's what the leaves look like to me.

zombiekiller
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Thanks, I'm going to give the uc extension a try. It looks like a great resource.

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This is a long shot-but maybe Camphor Tree?
zone 9 Southwest La.

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I don't think we've got it yet, but let us know what the ag extension service says! :)
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Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
The UC extension is a good resource.
They knew as soon as they saw it.
It's a xylosma congestum.

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Thanks so much for coming back and letting us know!

I was thinking maybe I "should" have recognized it, but clearly not. Not one I'm familiar with and only hardy to zone 8, so wouldn't survive any where close to where I am. But a nice looking evergreen hedge plant.
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