Cherry Laurel Prunus laurocerasus Rosaceae Height to 8m<br />
Evergreen shrub or small tree. Bark Dark grey-brown, pitted with lenticels. Branches Dense, with pale-green twigs. Leaves Leathery, to 20cm long and oblong. Reproductive parts Flowers white, fragrant, in erect spikes to 13cm long. Fruits rounded, green, turning red, ripening blackish-purple. Status Introduced, widely planted and sometimes naturalised.
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Cherry Laurel Prunus laurocerasus Rosaceae Height to 8m
Evergreen shrub or small tree. Bark Dark grey-brown, pitted with lenticels. Branches Dense, with pale-green twigs. Leaves Leathery, to 20cm long and oblong. Reproductive parts Flowers white, fragrant, in erect spikes to 13cm long. Fruits rounded, green, turning red, ripening blackish-purple. Status Introduced, widely planted and sometimes naturalised.

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