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#381279 Mar 28th, 2014 at 11:55 PM
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is this a Bradford Pear or some type of cherry tree? It's so beautiful.

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So not a tree expert. But that is lovely. My apricot tree looked just like it before it leafed out.


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It could also be an aristocrat pear--but I am leaning towards some type of a cherry tree---(I am by no means an expert either)--but I do not think pear trees are shaped that way, while cherry trees can be.

Please keep an eye on it & see what developes...


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I don't think it produces fruit so it's probably some type of cherry tree.

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a number of pear trees do not produce fruit--at "the farm" my DH had an aristocrat pear tree--it is jsut an ornimental tree--it bears no fruit.

BUT no matter what, it is beautiful.


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It reminds me of my old cherry tree that we had cut down last year... but from a distance a lot can look similar :P


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Very trur james--that is why it is such a shame that we cannot see it in person.

There is a weeping cherry tree some people around here have in their yard---golly it must be 50 yrs old---and while it is a stately tree, if you saw it, you would never guess that is what it was.
BUT see, I stopped my car went & knocked on the door of said house & asked them what kind it was (see, I was told by a friend of theirs that they knew they had planted it back in "the day".


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the wonderful fragrance has me baffled.

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Originally Posted by Bestofour
the wonderful fragrance has me baffled.


Yes both kinds of trees smell good...I guess there is no one around there who knows trees ???


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There are so many beautiful blooming trees. Some with edible fruit, some without. It is hard to ID from a picture, even as lovely as it is. A leaf or two, some bark and I could scrounge through my books and could still be wrong.


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The tree is in GA and I am not. I'll check it out next time.

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Originally Posted by Bestofour
The tree is in GA and I am not. I'll check it out next time.


We will be patiently waiting, Sheri. thumbup


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