The fruits of Cherry Laurel are not edible.
The lovely blossom Cherry Laurel.
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Picture of the shrub used as a screen for the compost area.
Abundant fruits provide food for birds during the winter.
Columnar, upright, evergreen Carolina Cherry Laurel provides needed shade.
This is a native plant and we have several large specimens in our wildlife garden. Blooming March 28, 2010 in Louisiana (8b)
a small tree form in a park in Wilmington, North Carolina in February 2017
the foliage and beginning of white flowers in mid-February 2017 in Wilmington, NC
the foliage and black fruit in mid-February 2017 in Wilmington, NC