Can anyone identify this plant?


Asking for a friend, we can't tell what this is, can you? Thanks!

q can anyone identify this plant
q can anyone identify this plant
q can anyone identify this plant
q can anyone identify this plant
  10 answers
  • Candice Gollam Candice Gollam on Aug 04, 2018

    Is it some type of Laurel? Skip laurel or schipka laurel?

  • Lei28678771 Lei28678771 on Aug 04, 2018

    Looks like an Oleander

  • Dixie Lee Dixie Lee on Aug 04, 2018

    Looks like avocado to me

  • Ric33866766 Ric33866766 on Aug 04, 2018

    It's a citrus of some sort. The seed from any citrus fruit will not breed true and look like it's parent. Leaf shape is less readily used as the same shape can be present in many plants. The flower is the giveaway here.

    No matter which citrus, if you care for it, you will get a nice green plant with woody trunk. It will have leathery, dark green, shiny leaves. Flowers can be very perfumy. You may or may not have the flowers turn into a fruit, but if it does, it will probably revert to a less tasty version.

    Don't overwater it. Watch for spider mites and mealy bug. Shower it down every so often to keep it clean and sunny. Give it lots of sun, outdoors for the summer, if possible, acid fertilizer, prune yearly, check for insects when you bring it indoors, and let it dry out between waterings. It will last a lifetime.

  • Swinnen Lisette Swinnen Lisette on Aug 04, 2018

    It looks like a Hoya to me..

  • Dbo21385158 Dbo21385158 on Aug 04, 2018


  • Kelly-n-Tony Kelly-n-Tony on Sep 05, 2018

    There is a phone app called plant identifier that allows you to snap a photo of the plant and it tells you what it probably is.

  • Barbara Schmitt Barbara Schmitt on Sep 06, 2018

    It looks like a HOYA plant. If they get enough sun the have a fragrant smell to them. Mine never did that though.

  • Kc Kc on Sep 06, 2018

    Looks like Hoya.

    Don't dead head the flower base. They re-bloom from the same nub. Lightly brush dried blooms away.

    I had several beautiful plants that I started from cuttings of my grandmother's plant. Most died when I lived in an RV while my home was being built. I have a small three leaf plant that made it through.

    My Grandmother called her plant "Hawaiian Tears" because nectar drips from the very fragrant flowers.

  • Agnes Chrzanowska Agnes Chrzanowska on Dec 31, 2021

    Looks like Avocado