Prunus – Prunus Skip laurel – Prunus laurocerasus


Prunus laurocerasus

has spikey white flowers in mid spring

evergreen shrub

comes 3-4′, 4-5′, 5-6′ feet tall and larger

– is spreading form growing 6′ feet tall and 10′ feet wide and flowers

Grow in any moist but well drained, moderately fertile, humus enriched soil, in full sun or partial shade. P. laurocerasus may become chlorotic on shallow alkaline soil. Trim evergreen in early or mid spring. Protect from strong wind. Feed with high nitrogen fertilizer. Few are drought tolerant.

zone 6-9