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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
description:
Medium sized with a broad, compact and dense habit. Narrow dark green leaves. Free flowering. Very tough and hardy.

cultivation:
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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