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Old 04-09-2010, 11:03 AM
 
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I have this tree I am trying to relocate but I have no idea what it is or how large it will get. If anybody knows what it is please let me know. Thanks for the help!
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:11 PM
 
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Looks like an Oak. Not sure what kind. We will see what others say. Oaks get very, very large. You can also take photos are a part of the branch to a good nursery.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:27 PM
 
Location: A little suburb of Houston
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Looks like an oak to me. Will have a broad, around 50 ft wide, canopy when large. As for the specific type of oak, I also recommend a nursery. Not a real good tree for between houses, it is a good backyard or front yard tree IMO.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:44 PM
 
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Thanks for the replies. This tree was planted right next to my drive way and not too far from my front door. Seems like an odd location for such a large tree. I think I will be moving it to the back yard. Thanks again.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Rhode Island
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Could be a laurel oak.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:50 PM
 
Location: 38°14′45″N 122°37′53″W
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Looks more like a bay tree to me. Looks nothing like the oaks around here in NorCal.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Rural Central Texas
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My vote is for a Live Oak. Will grow to a very large tree over the next 100 years or so. Wont get huge for at least another 30-40 years though.
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Old 04-09-2010, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Way South of the Volvo Line
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This looks more like a sweetbay tree to me, or perhaps a live oak. Live oak is not a true oak tree but a type of aromatic evergreen like laurel.
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Old 04-09-2010, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Still on the southern high plains
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Not sure where you are located but the plant looks like an oak (Quercus sp.) to me. Oaks can hybridize to a great extent and can exhibit a huge range of characteristics. We have some out here on the New Mexico/Texas High Plains that only reach a height of a foot or two.
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Old 04-09-2010, 03:33 PM
 
Location: 38°14′45″N 122°37′53″W
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http://www.tree-land.com/images/live...ee_leaf_lg.jpg

http://www.gardenaction.co.uk/images...ginal_mine.jpg

yikes, it's a tough call. take a look at these compared to yours
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