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Identify Bush

Discussion in 'Plant Identification' started by PatC, Jun 21, 2019.

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  1. PatC

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    Can anyone tell me what kind of bush this is? IMG_3126.jpg
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    Hhhm. Looks like it has serrated leaves like a Holly tree/bush. Does it ever flower or produce berries?

    I’m guessing some type of ornamental holly.
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    Looks like it might be a privet????
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    No flowers that I remember and definitely no berries
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    I goggled privet and it does look a lot like that. Would it be safe in a red foot enclosure?
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    I had a very large wax leaf privet in my Aldabran's yard. They didn't eat the bush, but they may have eaten some of the dead leaves on the ground. After a few years they experienced calcium deficiency. I attributed it to either eating too much clover or the privet. I removed the privet. (it's very high in oxalic acid)
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    The original pix the leaves are serrated, from the privet I am familiar
    With , no serrated edges...

    The pix of “privet” on the Tort Table shows it with flowers....

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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    Can't help with the ID, from the title I was hoping for something a little risque. :p
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