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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 12:51 pm    Post subject: Identfy This Reply with quote

Hi Guys, Can anyone put a name on this, please.


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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like Prunus cerasifera nigra. Common name Cherry plum.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_plum

http://www.google.co.uk/search?um=1&hl=en&rls=p%2Ccom.microsoft%3Aen-gb%3AIE-ContextMenu&rlz=1I7SUNA_en-GB&biw=1247&bih=497&site=search&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=Prunus+cerasifera+nigra&btnG=Search&aq=f&aqi=g1&aql=&oq=

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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Many Thank's Silver surfer.
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like Malus x moerlandsii 'Profusion' (ProfusionCrab apple).
Are you getting any dark-purple fruits in autumn?

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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 8:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

James is quite correct.
My error.
I see now that there are flowers open.
Cherry plum flowers are pale pink when open.
Apologies summer.
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Guy's. I have not noticed Fruit on that Tree before, but in saying that, this is the first year that i have seen it with so many blossoms. I will post a closer shot of it, later today. Many Thanks
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Guys again. Just two Pics of that Tree again, with a little more detail ''i hope''. Thanks.


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