Carolina Laurelcherry, Cherry Laurel, Wild Orange, Mock Orange Prunus caroliniana - Laurocerasus caroliniana

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Botanical Name:

Prunus caroliniana

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Prunus

Species:

caroliniana

Common Name:

Carolina Laurelcherry, Cherry Laurel, Wild Orange, Mock Orange

Seeds Per Pound:
895
Quantity:
0.49 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
9
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-40 feet
Collection Locale:
Louisiana
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 0.49 lb
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  • PRUNUS caroliniana

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1 packet
$8.95
1 oz
$21.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 to 90 days.
Germination: sow 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Prunus caroliniana, known as the Carolina Cherry Laurel, with syns. Cherry Laurel, Carolina Cherry, Laurelcherry or Wild Mock Orange, is a flowering tree native to the Southeastern United States, from North Carolina south to Florida and westward to eastern Texas. It was once classified as Laurocerasus caroliniana. It is not to be confused with its European relative Prunus laurocerasus, which is also called Cherry Laurel, though mainly known as English Laurel in the U.S. more...
* A handsome, evergreen, ornamental and large hedge plant in southeastern North America, often escaping from cultivation. The greatest use of Cherry laurel is for providing a nearly carefree, dark green visual screen. Birds consume the dry fruit. more...
Physical Characteristics  Laurocerasus caroliniana is an evergreen Shrub growing to 12 m (39ft 4in) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone 7. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Apr to May, and the seeds ripen in October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires dry or moist soil.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
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Usda description:
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