Plant ID forum: Identify this plant

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Muz
Apr 13, 2017 4:35 PM CST
Can you please identify this dying plant and advise what conditions it requires to survive. Thanks
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dyzzypyxxy
Apr 13, 2017 5:39 PM CST
Looks like it might have been a variegated Red-twig Dogwood. Please let us know what part of the world you are in, so we will have another clue as to the plant's ID.



I would slip it out of the pot and take a look at the root ball. It may be that it just got too dried out during the winter, and a good soak in a bucket might revive it. But I'm not hopeful.
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DaisyI
Apr 13, 2017 10:12 PM CST
Or Euonymus
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Henhouse
Apr 14, 2017 12:09 AM CST
Depending on the leaf size, there are several options.. Getting a little more info would be helpful.. Is it a house plant? If so, I would guess Ficus benjamina 'Variegata' if the leaves are a couple of inches long.. But it looks similar to some of the Pittosporum tenuifolium hybrids like 'Marjorie Channon'.. Hard to tell from your pictures, but the Pitts have black stems on the newer growth. In any case, it looks like the plant dried out.
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Silversurfer
Apr 14, 2017 2:00 AM CST
It does not have opposite leaves which rules our Cornus and Euonymus.
From the black twigs I would suggest it is Pittosporum sp.
Maybe one such as Pittosporum tenuifolium variegatum or similar.

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Muz
Apr 14, 2017 7:33 AM CST
It's a variety of Pittosporum ... thanks everyone ...

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