Plant ID forum: Pittosporum tobira, Japanese Cheesewood, Japanese Pittosporum, Japanese Mock Ora

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NCRAS
Oct 29, 2017 10:18 PM CST
I think I used to know what tree this was as we had one at our old house. For the life of me, I can't find anything on the WWW.
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Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
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pepper23
Oct 30, 2017 2:28 AM CST
Rhodendron or Azalea.
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Silversurfer
Oct 30, 2017 3:11 AM CST
It is Pittosporum tobira...note the large round seed pods.

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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Oct 30, 2017 10:36 AM CST
Yes, Pittosporum tobira.
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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ctcarol
Oct 30, 2017 2:30 PM CST
I agree Pittosporum
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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NCRAS
Oct 31, 2017 6:33 AM CST
Thank you for the replies. "Laurel" "I think" is the "simple" name that had escaped me.
Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!

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