Poisonous fruit - Knowledgebase Question

Simi Valley, Ca
Question by jcool1
March 12, 2006
The Compact Cherry Laurel has cherry-like black fruit that can be poisoness to humans. Does the Bright n Tight also produce a berry, or fruit, that can be poisonous to humans? Thank you


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Answer from NGA
March 12, 2006

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All parts of CHERRY LAUREL (Prunus Varieties) are potentially toxic if consumed. The seeds contain hydrocyanic acid and should not be eaten.

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