Identify this tree/shrub please

Bridget HelmJune 28, 2013

What is this tree used to cover fences? Thanks

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zzackey(8b GA)

Can you turn the picture right side up? My first guess is Ligustrum or Viburnum.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 6:14PM
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esh_ga

A close up of a leaf might be helpful. And where is this located?

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 7:55PM
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Bridget Helm

south louisiana. i took it with my phone and didn't realize it posted sideways. oops. i'm not sure how to turn it. it's not ligustrum or viburnum. i wish i had a closeup, but the neighborhood police patrol was looking at me like i was nuts and there was a car behind me that was annoyed by my slowing down.

i would like to use this same tree to put in front of my neighbors wood fence.

is it a laurel?

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 12:20AM
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Bridget Helm

the topleaves are sort of yellow and it's definitely evergreen

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 12:21AM
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jeff_al

with just the distant pic of the shrub and no close-up of foliage, my w.a.g. would be some type of euonymous.
if it is that, you probably don't really want it.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 1:26PM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

It is Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum).

Here is a link that might be useful: Viburnum odoratissimum: Sweet Viburnum

    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 1:20AM
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