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PRUNUS laurocerasus

Commonly known as Common laurel

LAURELS

Excellent for hedging even in shade
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individually £11.50 each, 10+ £10.00 each

  • Evergreen - oblong, dark green leaves, paler beneath, to 15cm (6in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub - dense, bushy shrub becoming spreading and tree-like with age. Produces small flowers in upright racemes 5-12cm (2-4¾in) tall followed by conical, cherry-like red fruit 1cm (½in) across, ripening to black.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade - tolerates shade but fruiting inhibited.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies, moths. Notably resistant to honey fungus. naturalised in UK. Invasive.
  • Pests & Diseases - generally trouble free.
  • Place of origin - eastern Europe, south-western Asia
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of PRUNUS laurocerasus

PRUNUS laurocerasus 'Marbled White'

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Commonly known as: Cherry laurel, Common laurel.
Conspicuously white margined leaves which can be flushed with pink in winter
£11.00 each

PRUNUS laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Cherry laurel, Common laurel.
Dwarf cherry laurel
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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