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A cherry laurel tree is a hardy evergreen that grows up to 40 feet tall. It has glossy, yellow-green to dark-green leaves and white flowers that appear in bunches on long stalks. Once the tree has flowered, it produces a... More »

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The Carolina cherry tree (Prunus caroliniana) is a flowering evergreen tree that reaches a height of 20 to 40 feet at maturity. It produces white flowers on 2- to 3-inch racemes in early spring and tiny black drupes that... More »

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The Carolina cherry laurel, Prunus caroliniana, produces berries that are toxic to humans, dogs and livestock but safe for birds. English laurel, Prunus laurocerasus, and mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia, are also toxic... More »

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Care for a compact cherry laurel by planting it in a location with room for a 6- to 8-foot spread and a 10- to 12-foot height and access to full or partial sun. It needs well-draining soil and regular watering until it b... More »

Skip laurel – Prunus laurocerasus ‘Schipkaensis’ – is a hardy, dense-growing evergreen shrub commonly used for hedges and as cut greenery in floral arrangements. Also called schipka, schip and cherry laurel, skip laurel’... More »

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A Ficus nitida tree is a tropical, evergreen plant also known as Indian laurel that grows up to 60 feet tall. In order to care for your Ficus, follow a few simple steps. You need a shovel, mulch, water, fertilizer and pr... More »

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Young cherry trees should be kept pruned such that they resemble a vase in order to distribute light and rainwater evenly, older trees require more substantial pruning to remove dead and diseased elements. It is a diffic... More »

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