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Can you help me identify this shrub?

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Thecazelets Mon 02-May-16 18:59:39

We've moved into a new house recently and inherited this. No idea what it is but it's very 'woody' and untidy with long spiny branches and lots of dead wood at the bottom (which I have just cut out). It has been trained against the fence at some point but now very overgrown. Do you know what it is - and is it worth keeping?! Thanks in advance...

whatiswrongwithyou Mon 02-May-16 19:08:12

Looks like Jasmine to me - if so, definitely a keeper!

Thecazelets Mon 02-May-16 19:12:05

Thank you - I hope you're right!

SirVixofVixHall Mon 02-May-16 19:14:46

By "spiny" do you mean it has thorns?

Thecazelets Mon 02-May-16 19:54:39

No, more sort of bendy, hard and smooth!

CherryPlum Mon 02-May-16 21:10:31

Looks like Jasmine to me too

everywhichway Thu 05-May-16 22:38:55

Pyracantha possibly.

Thecazelets Sun 19-Jun-16 13:46:37

It was jasmine! Now looking and smelling lovely!

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