Darwin, Australia

We are about to move into this house in Melbourne. As we are from Darwin, NT I am totally unfamiliar with temperate plants and would love someone to ID the tree in the left of the picture and find out if it's deciduous!

Thank you!

Thumbnail by IMLYINGISWEAR
Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Can you get a close-up of the leaves? There's not enough detail visible to make an identification there.

Resin

Beautiful, BC(Zone 9b)

Melia azedarach http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51724/

Delhi, India

growin I admire your keen observation. I think you are right.

Beautiful, BC(Zone 9b)

I call it "drive-by ID". Try practicing it on the highway.

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

Sharpens your eyesight doing the drive by id's - trust me, the crick in the neck means don't do neck twists to try past the first instinct id...

Beautiful, BC(Zone 9b)

besides, you might run into the car ahead of you.

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

-or turn into one of those gaze locked 'tree huggers' leaving ruts in the ditches, grin

Contra Costa County, CA(Zone 9b)

Interesting, I see it as one of the Koelreuterias, which are common around here.
The few Melias I have seen (they are not common around here) have been very dense, like that picture, but somehow have a different look.

Beautiful, BC(Zone 9b)

Could also be Koelreuteria but it would be a compact crown for it. As Resin mentioned, a close-up would ensure a proper ID.

San Francisco, CA

Put me in the Melia camp.

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