Photo by Melody

Plant Identification: SOLVED: Shrub Identification Large Heart Shaped leaves

Communities > Forums > Plant Identification
Forum: Plant IdentificationReplies: 2, Views: 114
Add to Bookmarks
Lakeland Highlands, FL

November 2, 2012
8:40 PM

Post #9323281

Please help me identify this large shrub/plant/tree. It is over 12 feet tall and has alternating leaves that are heart shaped. The leaves are several inches across in size. It is in my front yard and it is a giant. I don't see any fruit or flowers on it, but I have only owned the house for a couple of months. I live in central florida and have sandy soil. Thank you in advance.

Thumbnail by mrcmt   Thumbnail by mrcmt   Thumbnail by mrcmt
Click an image for an enlarged view.


Big Pine Key, FL
(Zone 11)

November 3, 2012
5:58 AM

Post #9323417

I will suggest Talipariti tiliaceum, Seaside Mahoe.
eta link...

This message was edited Nov 3, 2012 8:00 AM
Lakeland Highlands, FL

November 3, 2012
6:13 PM

Post #9323921

That is it! Thank you Scott.

Your link and suggestion led me to a couple of links. I don't know that I could easily discern between the Seaside Mahoe (Thespesia populnea) and the Sea Hibiscus (Hibiscus tiliaceus). Thank you very much again.

You cannot post until you register and login.

Other Plant Identification Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
SOLVED: Help with identification of this shrub dave 91 Feb 3, 2015 2:40 PM
SOLVED: Can Anyone Help Gayl 9 Jun 23, 2014 4:57 AM
SOLVED: help identify herb seeds????? dignbloom 6 Nov 4, 2010 8:08 PM
SOLVED: Mystery perennial dave 22 Nov 3, 2014 6:02 AM
SOLVED: Name my aloe??? tom1953 21 Jul 15, 2012 1:32 PM

Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America