Cherry Laurel

STRONG GROWING, IDEAL SCREEN, GOOD IN SHADE

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Description

Cherry Laurel
Prunus laurocerasus

Best Features:

  • Fragrant white flowers appear in mid Spring
  • With cherry like fruit ripening to black
  • Adds year round interest to garden
  • Wildlife interest

Garden Uses:

  • Excellent hedging and screening – often used to screen neighbours.

Strong growing to provide a generous display of cup shaped fragrant white flowers in mid to late Spring. Birds eat the ripe fruit and nectar blossom, from spring flowers are a useful food source for early insects.

Hedging: plant in a single row

Size (cm) Plants per metre</th
30-40 3</td
40-60 3</td
60-80 3</td
80-100 2</td
100-120 2</td
120-150 2</td
150-175 2</td
175-200 1.5</td
200-225 1.5</td
225-250 1.2</td
250-300 1</td
300-350 0.8</td

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Soil Type: Well-drained soils avoid waterlogged sites. If very chalky soil leaves may yellow.

Position: Prefers partial shade but suitable for full sun

Growth Rate: Grows 2ft a year (60cm) in ideal conditions. Eventual unclipped height – width 8 metres x 10 metres.

Planting time: Late summer to late winter.

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