Left my pot in front of my apartment

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Date Photo Taken: 05/27/2013
Location: Holbrook, New York
Posted By: Whattheboy

Notes:

Left my pot in front of my apartment a while back in 2012, and this plant grew about exactly a year ago, to the present. Any Idea what it is? It has a bark stem, and it is a small tree, yet I have no idea what it is. It survived two feet of snow, back in winter, and the hot temperatures of Long Island, New York.

COMMENTS

  1. sunnysue2009 Flower Fanatic says:

    Just a wild guess, but are there Bradford pear trees in the area? The leaves look a little like that to me. Here’s a webpage you can look and see what you think.
    http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/trees/hgic1006.html

    May 28th, 2013 at 10:46 pm
  2. Whattheboy Registered says:

    @sunnysue2009 No, not that I know of. I could see the similarities in both plants, but the leaves of the plant looks a little more pointed, I may be wrong, but the plant I a have doesn’t appear to be the Bradford Pear. And it doesn’t smell “similar to semen.” That is what, according to Wikipedia, it smells like.
    (Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrus_calleryana)

    June 6th, 2013 at 3:27 pm
  3. sunnysue2009 Flower Fanatic says:

    Well, the Bradford pear flowers are kinda stinky, but I never would have ascribed that particular odour to it. Try doing a search on pear tree foliage. All my searches have turned up leaves that look very similar. Good luck.

    June 9th, 2013 at 12:01 am

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