Seattle Tree seeds or fruit

stolenidentityOctober 20, 2012

I pulled these seeds (they are hard and dry) from a pretty tree while walking in downtown Seattle and hope someone can tell me what the tree might be. I'd like to plant one in the yard.

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gardengal48

The photo's a little dark but they look a lot like the dried fruit of Cornus kousa.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 2:58PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

When mature plastered with flowerheads, therefore very popular - but often not completely happy with our summer drought. In addition to a moist soil it needs room to develop into a broad vase, 15'-35' tall and wide (bigger after many years) that cannot be whacked back without spoiling its beauty.

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 9:05PM
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stolenidentity

Thanks very much :)

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 10:31PM
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