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botanical name:
Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis'
Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cherry laurel, Common laurel
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 2.10m
width: 2.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Medium sized with a broad, compact and dense habit. Narrow dark green leaves. Free flowering. Very tough and hardy.

Any reasonable well drained soil. Dislikes shallow chalk soils. Vigorous and quite fast growing in most situations. Drought tolerant once established.

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