Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia - Common Laurel (3 Litre 60-80cm Tall)
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Common Laurel, scientifically known as Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia, is a versatile and popular evergreen shrubs valued for its dense foliage and its ability to create privacy and screening. With its glossy, dark green leaves, this plant forms a lush and attractive hedge or boundary. It is fast-growing and adaptable, making it a favored choice for many garden and landscape settings. Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia requires minimal maintenance and can thrive in various soil conditions, adding both beauty and functionality to outdoor spaces.
Why We Like It
- Provides excellent privacy and screening with its dense evergreen foliage.
- Fast-growing nature quickly forms a thick and lush hedge.
- Adaptable to different soil conditions, making it versatile for various landscapes.
What to Know
- Plant in well-draining soil, although it tolerates a range of soil types.
- Prefers full sun to partial shade for optimal growth.
- Regular watering during the establishment phase promotes healthy growth.
- Pruning in early spring helps maintain desired shape and size.
- Keep an eye out for potential pest issues like aphids and caterpillars.
Flower Colour Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia produces small, creamy white flowers, but they are not the primary ornamental feature of this plant.
Flowering Months The plant typically blooms in late spring to early summer, usually in the months of May and June.
Height and Spread When fully grown, Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia reaches a height of approximately 300-400 centimeters with a similar spread, forming a dense and compact hedge that offers ample coverage and privacy.