Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Can you Identify Me?

I am a skinny, sickly little tree in the backyard.

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I started to grow these little flowerbuds recently.

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Steven thinks I might be a fruit tree.

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And then the flowerbuds opened a few days later to look like little bells.

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What the heck am I? (Heather is hoping for lemons maybe?)

2 comments:

Becky said...

Persimmon?
http://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/WhatTree.cfm?ItemID=E41c

Mom said...

Japanese Snowbell Tree?

Styrax Japonicus
The Japanese Snowbell is a medium-sized ornamental tree that is much in demand. It has fragrant small white bell-shaped flowers in early Summer, and beautiful yellow Fall color. The Japanese Snowbell likes full or partial sun, and is acid soil tolerant.

We deliver and plant trees throughout Washington: Seattle, Bellevue, Bellingham, Vancouver (WA), east-of-the-mountains, etc. Contact us for free estimates: info@NurseryTrees.com or (425) 343-2650.

This tree is on the Great Plant Picks list for the Pacific Northwest.

Foliage: Deciduous

Mature Height: Up to 25 ft.

Mature Width: Up to 20 ft.

Growth Rate: Medium

Sunlight: Full Sun; Partial Sun

Soil:. Thrives in acid soil, loamy soil. Won't tolerate dry heat well.

Comments: White bell-shaped flowers in Spring are very fragrant--plant near a window or patio. Beautiful planted against a background of larger, darker evergreen trees.



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