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Tree ID? - Macadamia tree

 
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Hello Everyone,

Can anyone help me identify this tree?


my neighbor's specimen is probably 100' tall, Evergreen, large dark leaves with reddish vein, light grey smooth bark. inflorescence is cream/yellow catkin about 6-8" long - haven't seen any fruit or seed yet.

Zone 9b,  Southern California, US - the tree is not native here, and the former owner seems to have been a rare/tropical tree collector.

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Macadamia?  
 
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I think i agree with Tyler.  It looks like a Macadamia tree.  It's a bit outside my grow-zone experience but i think it's right.
 
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