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LAUREL
Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height17ft (5.2m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height4ft+ (1.2m+)Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesYes
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenYesChalky SoilNo
 

This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Award of Garden Merit
Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Warning: Some parts of this plant are poisonous.

LAUREL (Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia)
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Large, leathery glossy leaves on display hedge at the Garden Centre.

Very dense, fast growing, evergreen hedge with large, leathery, glossy green leaves. In spring, upright spikes of white flowers contrast well against the foliage. This variety will form a tall, wide, substantial hedge. Shade tolerant. 2-3 Litre pot plants will be supplied as Prunus laurocerasus 'Novita' - a very similar but more hardy variety.
HEDGE Prune with secateurs March, April or August. For hedges 4ft (120cm) upwards. Plant 18-24ins (45-60cm) apart.
SHRUB 17ft x 25ft (5.2m x 7.6m).

Click here to check availabilityCalculate how many plants required for a length of hedge

 Price per plant for 
1+5+50+250+
 Br 1-1.5ft
30-50cm
2.391.891.741.51
 Pg 1-1.5ft
30-50cm
2.692.492.301.99
 Pg 2-3L 
2-3L Pot
9.99
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Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.
Pg = Pot grown.
 
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance18ins/45cm
apart
24ins/60cm
apart
No Plants  
TypeSizePricePrice
Br  1-1.5ft
30-50cm
  
Pg   1-1.5ft
30-50cm
   
Pg 2-3L   
2-3L Pot
   

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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