Plant ID forum: can you idenitfy these 2 trees/plants

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123dave123
Jul 25, 2020 2:44 PM CST
Hello. Haven't been in the new home very long, so I don't know if they flower or have fruit. Any help appreciated.

Thanx




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Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Jul 25, 2020 3:33 PM CST
Hi123dave123, Welcome!

The plant in the last photo is Pencil Tree (Euphorbia tirucalli)
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DaisyI
Jul 25, 2020 4:27 PM CST
I think the first is Privet (Ligistrum)

The second is a really nice Pencil Tree.
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Central Florida
123dave123
Jul 31, 2020 12:38 PM CST
Thank you .

Curious confidence that the tree is a Privet.

If so, it should flower, correct?

I need space to plant an avacado tree, I would hate to get rid of something really nice. Don't worry, I would give it to a guy I know that wants trees, not destroy the tree :)

thanx
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porkpal
Jul 31, 2020 4:08 PM CST
I would gladly eliminate a privet to make room for an Avacado.
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ctcarol
Jul 31, 2020 8:10 PM CST
Just keep in mind that Avocados get to be very large trees, with large root zone, and year round leaf drop. Well worth it if you have room for them.
Central Florida
123dave123
Aug 3, 2020 11:52 AM CST
Good info, carol. Perhaps I should put the avacado elsewhere. That area is not that big.
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