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Plant ID Help

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by okeefl, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. okeefl

    okeefl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

    Can anyone ID this piece of a shrub?

    Lady Lake.jpg
  2. Looks like lakeview jasmine...did it have red berries and small white, fragrant flowers?
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  3. okeefl

    okeefl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

    Not jasmine, did have berries, (some kind of holly)? My wife brought this home from a friends house.
  4. GainesvilleLawnscaping

    GainesvilleLawnscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 59

    Looks like a Japanese boxwood to me.
  5. zturncutter

    zturncutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    Yes, Japanese Boxwood.
  6. okeefl

    okeefl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

  7. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,637

    Boxwood of some variety but could not say for sure which one.
  8. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,977

    The picture does look like a boxwood. But one of the varieties of Walters Viburnum (can't remember which one) can look pretty similar in pictures.
  9. alf500series

    alf500series LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 257

    buxus sempervirens---ever noticed how as it matures it smells like cat piss????? i try to never use it unless the homeowner SPECIFICALLY asks for it.
  10. tallrick

    tallrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 682

    I was getting a laugh out of someone arguing with me about a plant ID. He brought a branch and thought it was Japanese boxwood, but it was actually groundsel tree. No matter how much I insisted, he would not believe me.

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