Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry

This shrub is used primarily as a hedge.

It is moderate to fast growth with a small trunk and non aggressive root system.

Prunus caroliniana Column #05 gal Carolina Cherry 5ft tall

Prunus caroliniana Column #05 gal Carolina Cherry 5ft tall

Prunus caroliniana Column #15 gal Carolina Cherry 5ft 6in tall

Prunus caroliniana Column #15 gal Carolina Cherry 5ft 6in tall

Prunus caroliniana Patio Tree #15 gal Carolina Cherry 9 ft tall

Prunus caroliniana Patio Tree #15 gal Carolina Cherry 9 ft tall

Prunus caroliniana bush 24in box Carolina Cherry 7ft 6in tall

Prunus caroliniana bush 24in box Carolina Cherry 7ft 6in tall

Carolina cherry has been confused with Ligustrum texanum- Texas Privett. The Carolina cherry is softer in appearance and a lighter green color, whereas the Texas privet is a thicker darker green leaf.

Ligustrum texanum- Texas Privett 15gal column

Ligustrum texanum- Texas Privett 15gal column

Ligustrum texanum- Texas Privett 5gal

Ligustrum texanum- Texas Privett 5gal

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry Close Up

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry Close Up

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry 30yrs old

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry 30yrs old

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry 5gal

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry 5gal

This picture of the Carolina Cherry trunk shows that it is a non aggressive root system and trunk.

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry Trunk 30yrs old

Prunus caroliniana- Carolina Cherry Trunk 30yrs old