Jan, I feel like I'm looking at a plum tree, but it's hard to make out some
details, such as the leaf edges in your closeup. If they're serrated, your
mystery tree could in fact be a plum. Do you live in an area where plums would
grow? Hmmm.....one way to tell for sure -- let fruit ripen, eat.
I know that we usually "talk iris" but I have a couple of
mystery trees growing on my hill and would like to see if anyone can help me
to id them.
We are clearing brush for the fire season and
never noticed them before. Probably because they look so ordinary and we
never saw the fruit as it is the same color as the rest of the
They are about 8 to 10 feet tall and currently have the fruit on
I am posting a photo of the tree and a closeup of the leaves and
fruit. All suggestions welcome. At least it will provide a
starting point for an ID.
Thanks so much,