Cherry Laurel
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Plant identification

Zone Palm City, Florida Zone 9-10 | dejschwab added on October 8, 2018 | Answered

Moved into a house with 2 of these plants in the yard. Smooth leaf, no flowers, no fragrance.

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drtreelove
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Answered on October 8, 2018

From the photos, I believe it is Carolina cherry (Prunus caroliniana) or possibly Cherry laurel aka English laurel (Prunus laurocerasus).
It will flower in early spring if not sheared.
https://floridata.com/Plants/Rosaceae/Prunus+caroliniana/89

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