Cherry Laurel

Scientific Name Prunus caroliniana 'Compacta'
Plant Type Ornamental Tree
Mature Height 10'
Plant Spread 8'
Flower Color White
Bloom Time Spring
Character Evergreen
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Requirement Low to Medium
Wildlife Value Birds, Butterflies, Bees
Uses Specimen, Accent, Screen
Consider Combining with Great screen or specimen tree with Turk's Cap as underplanting or Texas Columbine once it provides enough shade.
Texas Native Yes
Description This compact version of the Texas Native produces showy fragrant flowers in Spring, Glossy dark green leaves are evergreen and produce an intense cherry aroma when crushed, although toxic to humans.
Cherry Laurel Photo
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