Anyone know this plant?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Big dreams, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Big dreams

    Big dreams Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Someone gave this plant to me, I am thinking it is a viburnum or a red twig dogwood. It may be something else too, I don't know. It gets very small white flowers in clusters, I don't know what color the berries will be or even if they will ever get that big but here is a pic. Thank you for your help.


  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Looks like the Raspberry shrubs we get around here or Blackberry shrubs. I'm not sure but it does look like a berry type plant.
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I think you are right a red twig dogwood. I just waded through the chicken poop, on my deck, to look at mine and it looks like a match. I think it will have white berries in the fall, but gotta admit that I have 6 twig dogwoods, and my memory may be faulty.



    ETA- Picture of berries taken last October. Sorry it is fuzzy.
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2010
  5. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Quote:Imp, those look yummy!

    Are they edible?
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Are they edible?

    I do not think they are edible. They are grown for their year round color. Flowers in the early summer, berries in the fall, and the bright red stems in the winter. There are also yellow twig dogwoods. Earlier this year I bought a flame twig, where the stem fades from red to yellow, and there are varigated varieties also.

  7. Ang

    Ang Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    West Central Illinois
    The leaves don't look right to me for a red twig dogwood. I think it is something else I just don't know what.

  8. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    It looks like the blackberries we have growing on our property.
  9. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I planted some Raspberry plants.....they um, kinda died, but they are TRYING to make a comeback this year and they look pretty similar to blackberries. Maybe that's what you have.

    The leaves do not look like dogwood to me
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Why did I know this was the post that you posted on? [​IMG]

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