Do you have a better, closer picture? The bark peels off—is it some variety of eucalyptus?
"The rule of no realm is mine. But all worthy things that are in peril as the world now stands, these are my care. And for my part, I shall not wholly fail in my task if anything that passes through this night can still grow fairer or bear fruit and flower again in days to come. For I too am a steward. Did you not know?" Gandolf
Don't count your weasels before they've popped. And now for a mulberry bush related tiny ad: