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Prunus Laurocerasus Rotundifolia 80/100cm. 5 Litre

Prunus Laurocerasus Rotundifolia 80/100cm. 5 Litre

£13.95
Prunus Hedging Plants 5 Litre pots 80/100cm.
Prunus Hedging Plants 5 Litre pots 80/100cm. Prunus Hedging Plants 5 Litre pots 80/100cm.
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Quick Overview

Pot grown new summer 2021 stock in super condition currently in the region of 80/100cm. For a quick growing dense hedge we recommend a minimum of two or upto 3 plants if you want to get there a bit quicker. 

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
81cm - 100cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
4m +/-
Toleration
Toleration
-15
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Quick
Evergreen?
Evergreen?
Yes
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Classic Cherry Laurel Hedging Prunus Laurocerasus Rotundifolia 5 Litre: New pot grown 2021 summer stock. Often referred to and known as Common Cherry Laurel, Laurocerasus Rotundifolia, whilst the word common is one nothing or no one likes to be tagged with, its not difficult to see why they are common. Low maintenance, fast growing, bushy, hardy, easy on the eye and evergreen what more can you want from a hedge. The large oblong foliage is bright glossy green it grows quickly to form a dense rounded evergreen hedge, perfect for creating borders or as barrier for noise or wind. 

What to expect: These are well established nice bushy plants just as photographed currently approximately 80cm, nice plants as pictured in July 2021. 

 

How many do i plant for a 4 metre hedge?

Plants of this size we suggest planting at 2 to 3 plants per metre, 2 is recommended but 3 if you need to get a hedge sorted quicker. 

How tall and how quick do the grow? 

Realistically in normal conditions you can expect a growth of around 60cm (2 feet per year), ultimate height can be upto 5 metres, we recommend an annual trim to restrict height.

When and how often do i need to trim them? 

Trim at least once a year preferably in late summer, a second light trim can be done in early spring if required.

Do i need to fed them? 

Like all plants they will respond well to some aftercare, assuming you added food or fertiliser to the planting area adding some topdress annually in spring goes a long way to maintaining a healthy plant, its not a necessity, but who doesn't like a bit of tlc.

Ive not pruned them for a few years and they look very untidy can i prune hard? 

Yes assuming they are mature plants which it sounds like they are they can be cut back hard.

Can i plant in all soil types, my soil is very alkaline? 

Yes they grow in all soil types but Chalky soil should be avoided this can cause the shrub to become chlorotic (yellowing of leaves)