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Plant Identification: Unkown! Needs ID. Tiny green leaves, white edge

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aabela
Montreal
Canada

September 30, 2012
12:49 PM

Post #9291124

Hi,

I need to know the ID of this plant. It's not doing too well, and I need to look up his/her specific care needs. He/she has think branches like a tree, with tiny green leaves with white edges. It is bipennate - one leaf always grows in oppostion of another, identical leaf.

I bought it from Rosemont metro plant/grocery shop a in early September in Montreal.

Any help appreciated! Thanks.

Andrew

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purpleinopp
Opp, AL
(Zone 8b)

October 2, 2012
2:16 PM

Post #9293847

It's a pretty fuzzy pic, have you ruled out Ficus benjamina?

sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

October 2, 2012
5:14 PM

Post #9294061

"one leaf always grows in oppostion of another, identical leaf. " Yes but call that , opposite and I think that rules out Ficus.

growin

growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


October 2, 2012
7:32 PM

Post #9294201

Does the foliage have a mint smell to it. If so, I'd suspect it to be a Mint Bush Prostanthera ovalifolia http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63228/
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

October 3, 2012
8:42 AM

Post #9294630

try Serissa foetida

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