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Prunus caroliniana 'Bright 'N Tight' /'Bright N Tight' Cherry Laurel

Prunus caroliniana 'Bright 'N Tight'   / Prunus caroliniana 'Bright 'N Tight'
Dark green, shiny, evergreen foliage
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Dark green, shiny, evergreen foliage

Produces dense, compacte growth

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Scientific Name: Prunus caroliniana 'Bright 'N Tight'
Common Name: 'Bright N Tight' Cherry Laurel
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Green, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: A tightly branched shrub or small tree valued as a hedge or screen. White flowers are slightly fragrant and crushed leaves are aromatic. Ordinarily in the 8-10 foot range when clipped, but can grow over 20 feet in height when not clipped. When established it is tolerant to drought and salt. Fruit is eaten by birds and wildlife and great quantities are sometime produced which may be a liter problem.