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Garden_Mike
Jul 17, 2017 3:30 PM CST

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Can anybody help me identify this plant and advise me when to prune it?

Many thanks for your help

Mike
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Name: Dave Paul
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Metrosideros
Jul 18, 2017 12:26 AM CST
Maybe a Viburnum.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Garden_Mike
Jul 18, 2017 2:35 PM CST

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Many thanks for your help with this. I think you're right.

Mike

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Leftwood
Jul 19, 2017 3:21 PM CST
Welcome, Mike!

Viburnums have opposite leaf arrangement, your plant has alternate leaf arrangement. Viburnum also have terminal flowers (and thus, fruit) at the ends of branches. Yours does not. Sorry, but I don't know what it is.
And I would suppose your location is London, England? (Not any of the many Londons in the USA or other countries?)
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DaisyI
Jul 19, 2017 6:07 PM CST
Confused Okay, Why is this identified? All we know is what it isn't.
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plantladylin
Jul 19, 2017 6:21 PM CST
Is it a shrub, or does it perhaps have tendrils and climb like a vine? My eyesight isn't great but my first thought was Vitis (Grape) of some sort. Shrug!
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sooby
Jul 19, 2017 6:43 PM CST
Welcome!

It looks like a currant (Ribes) to me. I wonder if it could be Ribes bracteosum based on the colour of the fruits:

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