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Old 05-20-2019, 11:19 AM
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:19 AM
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I am asking for a friend, thanks for the help identifying!
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:24 AM
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Never seen anything like that. I have native citrus and that's not what they look like. I will ask my Forestry guy and let you know what he says.
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looks like a loquat on second thought not .

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loquats..... best guess..
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Better than a Cum quat...


ok.... Ill be here all week
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:14 PM
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Yellow balls tree or balloumus yelleros, if you want to be scientifically.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:15 PM
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Carrotwood tree. Kill it.

https://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-di...anacardioides/

"It was placed on the Florida Noxious Weed List in 1999, which makes it illegal to introduce, possess, transport, or sell in the state."
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Originally Posted by drkptt View Post
Carrotwood tree. Kill it.

https://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-di...anacardioides/

"It was placed on the Florida Noxious Weed List in 1999, which makes it illegal to introduce, possess, transport, or sell in the state."
This looks right to me. Nice work.
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My Forestry guy says it’s an akee fruit of the Sapindaceae soapberry family. It is supposedly poisonous unless ripe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ackee

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Old 05-20-2019, 01:03 PM
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My Jamaican neighbor has one, ackee tree.
Said they are posinious if not ripe. His faimly makes ackee and salt fish with it. I've ever tried it though.
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Carrot Wood for sure - Burn Baby burn it down!!!
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Originally Posted by Marlin catcher View Post
Carrot Wood for sure - Burn Baby burn it down!!!
Yup. The FPL right of way behind my house is loaded with them. I already killed all of the air potatoes and pepper trees, these are next. Garlon will knock the snot out of them.
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Only real men gargle with Garlon in the mornings
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Hmmm Florida. Probably need a $1600 permit and permission from the HOA to take it down.
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The HOA probably bans you from even having a carrot wood. I am surprised they can sell them. They are almost as invasive as Brazilian Pepper.
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Old 05-21-2019, 06:19 AM
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Originally Posted by flcatcher1 View Post
Hmmm Florida. Probably need a $1600 permit and permission from the HOA to take it down.
If you're homesteaded, you can use an unlicensed journeyman chainsaw operator. Don't even need to check his green card.
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Old 05-21-2019, 07:33 AM
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So, which one is it. The two links look identical, but have different names.
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Old 05-21-2019, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Fish Haid View Post
So, which one is it. The two links look identical, but have different names.
All I can tell you is my guy does this for a living and is an expert on tropical trees in Florida.
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Old 05-21-2019, 07:55 AM
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I don't think they look identical; the OP's shot shows the wavy leaves (like a potato chip) of the carrotwood and the fruit size is much different.

https://www.gourmetsleuth.com/images/default-source/dictionary/ackee3-jpg.jpg

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