Plant Identification

blackbeantreeDecember 28, 2013

Hello all,
I'd like to put this plant in my garden and have seen it around Brisbane. Could anyone identify this? Many thanks for looking.

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    Bookmark   December 28, 2013 at 11:20PM
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and one more for size:

    Bookmark   December 28, 2013 at 11:21PM
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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

It is Nerium oleander, commonly called Oleander. Tough as old harry and undervalued. Easy to grow and drought tolerant. Reputed to be poisonous but I believe it to be unpleasant to eat.
More details on the net.

    Bookmark   December 29, 2013 at 12:22AM
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Heh heh! That's great Arthurm. I am in complete agreement! Right, I'll go look it up. Thanks a million.

    Bookmark   January 1, 2014 at 5:15AM
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funnelweb(NSW Aust)

Yes, and in the sub-tropics they look good. You know you can also train them to grow as a single truck tree simply by cutting away at ground level any extra shoots. You need to do it for a few years but eventually you can produce an attractive single truck tree. The sticky sap though as you prune is something you have to put up with - just don't suck your fingers clean! They are also very easy to propagate from cuttings.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2014 at 3:51AM
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