Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'
Cherry Laurel - 7.5 litres
Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia' is an excellent, vigorous, upright variety of Laurel, a fast-growing evergreen with large, glossy, rich green leaves, ideal for hedging or screening or as a space-filler under trees. Long, upright clusters of scented white flowers open on untrimmed plants in April-May, followed by glossy black berries. Height and spread untrimmed 5m by 4m. Suitable for hedges from 1.5m or above.
Thrives in any reasonably well-drained soil, including clay soils, in sun or shade. Plant 45cm apart for a hedge. Trim in spring or late summer.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Prunus laurocerasus|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Cherry Laurel|
|Drought resistance||Once established|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Plant type||Evergreen Hedging|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer|
|Time to maturity||10 - 20 years|
|Ultimate height||4.1m - 8m|
|Ultimate spread||4.1m - 8m|