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Gayzie
Apr 17, 2019 12:51 PM CST
Is this a type of holly? It has shiny leathery oval shaped leaves and has held its bright red berries through winter into spring.
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Calif_Sue
Apr 17, 2019 2:08 PM CST

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Hard to see detail on the berries, do they look like this?
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Gayzie
Apr 17, 2019 4:12 PM CST
The berries are smaller and solid red with no visible stems. Leaves are deeper green.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Apr 17, 2019 6:36 PM CST

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Can you get some close-ups of the berries, leaves and also those tiny blooms on the branches?
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Gayzie
Apr 17, 2019 6:48 PM CST
I will try to get the photos you suggest. Thanks for responding.
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plantladylin
Apr 17, 2019 7:01 PM CST
If not Pyracantha, possibly a variety of Ilex? It reminds me of one we had at our old house.

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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Plant Database Moderator Region: California Cottage Gardener Garden Photography Roses Clematis
Houseplants Foliage Fan Keeper of Poultry Dog Lover Birds Hummingbirder
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Calif_Sue
Apr 17, 2019 7:07 PM CST

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Ohhh there are those tiny blooms along the stems! I think you nailed it Lin!

By the way, those Ilex berries are pretty much the same size as the Pyracantha image I posted above. nodding
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Apr 17, 2019 7:09 PM CST
Sue, I still sometimes confuse Pyracantha coccinea and Ilex cassine from a distance, the berries do look a lot alike!
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Plant Database Moderator Region: California Cottage Gardener Garden Photography Roses Clematis
Houseplants Foliage Fan Keeper of Poultry Dog Lover Birds Hummingbirder
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Calif_Sue
Apr 17, 2019 7:11 PM CST

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nodding I agree
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Gayzie
Apr 17, 2019 7:29 PM CST
Here's a close up from a better camera.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Plant Database Moderator Region: California Cottage Gardener Garden Photography Roses Clematis
Houseplants Foliage Fan Keeper of Poultry Dog Lover Birds Hummingbirder
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Calif_Sue
Apr 17, 2019 7:32 PM CST

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plantladylin IDed it above, it's an Ilex.
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Gayzie
Apr 17, 2019 7:43 PM CST
Thank you very much.

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