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Tree identification

Posted by Karlsgodt CO (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 15, 13 at 17:11

Would like help in identifying this tree. It is planted in my yard next to the house and has grown from about 12 to about 20 feet since I moved in three years ago. It looks like it might be some sort of cherry tree, but I have never seen fruit on it.

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RE: Tree identification

Can we see the bark to aid the ID.
Right now I'd guess a Pear.

RE: Tree identification

Thanks, I won't be home until after dark this evening, but I'll try to get a photo of the trunk in the morning.

RE: Tree identification

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Mon, Jul 15, 13 at 20:51

Has the leaves and buds of a pear tree.

RE: Tree identification

Here's the trunk.

A related question - should the extra branch coming up from the ground be pruned, and if so, when is the time to do it?

RE: Tree identification

Definitely remove the sucker.

RE: Tree identification

i am thinking its closer to pear than cherry ...

and if its one of our beloved callery pears... get rid of the whole..


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