Carolina Cherry Laurel Tree

Carolina Cherry Laurel Tree

Carolina Cherry Laurel Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Prunus caroliniana
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 10
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; dense; rounded crown with age
Height:   20 to 40'
Weight:   15 to 20
Leaf:   2 to 3" alternate, simple lustrous dark green leaves
Flower/Fruit:   Small, fragrant, white flowers in late winter; small black berries in fall
Comments:    Native; excellent green foliage; attracts birds; foliage is poisonous to livestock; can be used in flower arrangements; easy to transplant; withstands heavy pruning
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Bright 'N' Tight