Prunus laurocerasus – Laurel (Common)

Prunus laurocerasus - Laurel Plants - We can supply, plants & all aspects of hedging including box hedging within the Chichester Winchester Tangmere Bognor Portsmouth Bournemouth Guildford Andover Southampton Brighton West Sussex Hampshire Surrey Dorset New Forest Greater London Wiltshire areas
Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT
80-100 cm 12.00
100-125cm 16.50
120-150cm 22.50

Details / Key Facts

A robust evergreen hedge which grows well in shade or sun. Grows fairly quickly and creates a good screening hedge. Bare root is the easiest to plant without soil around the roots. The hedging plants will need regular watering between February and August. Pot grown or root balled is for larger sized hedging plants which can give an immediate effect, because the hedging plants are unusually more established it is more expensive than bare root hedging .

Key Facts

  • Common name: Laurel (Common)
  • Botanical name: Prunus laurocerasus
  • Group: Hedge
  • Locations: Coastal area friendly
  • Flowers: White Flowers
  • Height and spread: Final height 3.0m – Final spread 1.8m – Annual growth 35cm plus
  • Aspect: Sun or shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Difficulty: Easy

How To Grow

Cultivation
Easy to grow in any moist but well-drained moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade. Superb hedging shrub but may become chlorotic on poorer, shallow chalky soils. Fast-growing, forming dense walls of foliage if not pruned and has the potential to become a nuisance

Propagation
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings from late summer to autumn or hardwood cuttings from late autumn to late winter; propagate by seed in autumn

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Drought Resistant Cottage & Informal Garden

Plant Spacing

Bare Root Laurel Hedging – When planting smaller (60cm and below) Laurel hedging plants you will need 6 plants per metre, and for the medium size (60cm and above) you will need 5 per metre, and for the larger size (90cm and above) plants you will need 4.5 per meter.

Root Balled Laurel Hedging – When planting smaller (100cm and below) Lautel hedging plants you will need 3.5 plants per metre, and for the medium size (100cm and above) you will need 2.5 per metre, and for the larger size (150cm and above) plants you will need 2 per meter.

Pot Grown Laurel Hedging – When planting smaller (80cm and below) Laurel hedging plants you will need 3.5 plants per metre, and for the medium size (80cm and above) you will need 2 to 2.5 per metre, and for the larger size (120cm and above) plants you will need 2 per meter.

CONTACT LANGLEY HORTICULTURE

Delivery charges may apply and will be based on the order size and location so, please provide us with as much information when you contact us with your enquiry.

If you would prefer to collect up your order please email sales@langleyhorticulture.co.uk to make an appointment.

Please note that payments cannot be made online. A member of staff will call you and take payment over the phone.

View Current Offers

Don't see something that you require?

If you don’t see something on our website that you require, we can generally order in most varieties of hedging and topiary in various sizes please email your inquiry to: sales@langleyhorticulture.co.uk
View Current Offers