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Laurocerasus ilicifolia

Family: Rosaceae

Common names: HOLLY-LEAVED CHERRY EVERGREEN CHERRY, ISLAY, MOUNTAIN HOLLY, WILD CHERRY

Synonym: Prunus ilicifolia

Native to: California

Plant

Types: shrub, tree

Forms: clumping, dense form, erect, open form, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 26 feet

Max width: 26 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: evergreen, toxic

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape uses: hedge or edging, screen

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: dry, moderate, regular

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