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GenevieveM
Apr 9, 2020 2:53 PM CST
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Hi there,

Trying to figure out what this plant is. Bought it 3 years ago at a grocery store, but lost the tag for it. Beautiful plants, grows very quickly. I have even tried multiple plant identification apps, and none of them have worked.

Thank you!
Name: Mone
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pitimpinai
Apr 9, 2020 5:26 PM CST
Might be avocado.
Name: John
Pomona/Riverside CA (Zone 9a)
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Apr 9, 2020 5:35 PM CST
Welcome!

It's a well grown Ficus. Hurray! I tip my hat to you.

I think it's microcarpa . It's big enough in the pot that you could repot it into a bigger pot. Just don't disturb the roots and add new soil around them in the new pot. Or not, you decide.

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ctcarol
Apr 9, 2020 7:11 PM CST
Not an Avocado!
San Francisco Bay area (Zone 9a)
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Iochroma
Apr 9, 2020 11:15 PM CST
Ardisia eliptica
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Nadine1977
May 12, 2020 1:11 AM CST
I think some ficus type
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Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
May 12, 2020 5:59 AM CST
I don't think it's Avocado (Persea americana) or Cuban Laurel (Ficus microcarpa) I agree with Iochroma, it looks more like Shoebutton Ardisia (Ardisia elliptica) which used to be sold in the houseplant section of big box stores.

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