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BRIGHT N TIGHT CHERRY LAUREL
Prunus caroliniana 'Bright N Tight'

Prunus caroliniana 'Bright N Tight' Prunus caroliniana 'Bright N Tight' Prunus caroliniana 'Bright N Tight' Prunus caroliniana 'Bright N Tight'

Photo Locations: San Diego, City of - San Diego, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Branches don't droop, and resist breakage. Trainable as a standard.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

BRIGHT N TIGHT CHERRY LAUREL, BRIGHT N TIGHT CAROLINA CHERRY, LAURELCHERRY

Tree Characteristics

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 25 - 35 feet.

Width: 15 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Black Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer Edible and Wildlife use it.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Mites, Borer and Caterpillars, Leaf Spot, Fire Blight and Canker.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Attracts Birds and Mammals.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Screen, Container, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Bonsai or Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus caroliniana 'Bright N Tight' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Sep 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/prunus-caroliniana-bright-n-tight >

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