Photo Credit: SelecTree. "Prunus caroliniana Tree Record." 1995-2020. May 26, 2020. < https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/prunus-caroliniana >
Gratis Garden Trees
Prunus caroliniana (Carolina Laurel Cherry) 20'-30'-high x 15'-25'-wide (cone to oval shaped canopy) evergreen green leaves white to cream flowers inconspicuous black drupes (Winter-Summer) origin: Texas to Florida and North Carolina (not invasive) medium water use clay to loamy to sandy soil with average drainage iron chelate (per chlorosis) soil amendment (per pH 4.0–8.0) litter maintenance: medium-high/wet fruit low-medium flammability medium branch strength pruning maintenance: medium (mostly per thinning) allergenicity: medium-high plant at least 2 feet from masonry local Sunset Zones 18-24
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