Green shrub w/red berries (Need ID help)

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Date Photo Taken: August 24, 2010
Location: McDonough, GA
Posted By: eliza27


Solid green leaves w/slight sawtooth.
Tiny white flowers that have red berries


  1. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    is it a houseplant or a nursery plant you haven’t gotten around to planting yet?
    What is its history?

    August 25th, 2010 at 3:24 pm
  2. Elizabeth Unregistered says:

    This plant is a potted indoor plant. I have had it on my deck most of the summer, but my friend that gave it to me said the original sat on her desk and grew to about 12″ high. She rooted several from cuttings and gave me one, but she has never known the name. The pictured plant has the tiny white blooms in 3 places below the end leaves, and the blooms that have fallen away have left the tiny round berry that is still green at this time. Thank you for any info you can give.

    August 25th, 2010 at 9:06 pm
  3. Elizabeth Unregistered says:

    Talked to my friend again and learned that the plant was given to her in the 1970’s when whe worked at the Atlanta General Depot (Conley) The gentleman that gave it to her had bought it at the PX on the base. Interesting!!

    August 28th, 2010 at 3:49 pm
  4. Southern Garden Coach Flower Fanatic says:

    It looks like it might be a coffee plant (Coffea arabica) Since I’m not from South America I can’t be sure.

    October 12th, 2010 at 10:41 pm
  5. angelita ritz Unregistered says:

    What about viburnum odoratissimum aka sweet viburnum? Looks a lot like one called awabuki.

    November 26th, 2011 at 3:36 pm
  6. BBrewer Unregistered says:

    Looks like an Ardesia to me.

    November 21st, 2014 at 9:00 am

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