Prunus laurocerasus 'Etna'Amygdalus, Cherry Laurel

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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A dense, evergreen shrub

Enjoy shiny leaves and creamy white flower spikes in spring

Attracts pollinating insects

Grow as a hedge in shady areas, north-facing borders and coastal gardens

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Height Up to 250cm (98.4in)
Spread Up to 200cm (78.7in)

Hardy Shrub

hedgeswildlife gardenslow maintenance gardenwoodland garden

Full sunSun or semi shadeDappled shade

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Description

Prunus laurocerasus 'Etna' is a dense, evergreen shrub which makes a popular hedging plant for almost any part of the garden; including shady areas, north-facing borders and coastal gardens.

When grown as a hedge, this Cherry Laurel looks smart, glossy and dense. Those shiny leaves form a lovely backdrop for the creamy white flower spikes in spring, which are a magnet for pollinating insects. As the flowers fade, glossy berries take their place, providing food for hungry birds in the autumn. Height: 2.5m (6.5'). Spread: 2m (8.2').

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


2 x 18 litre potted prunus plants (T68167P)
2 x 3.6 litre potted prunus plants (T68169P)
2 x 10 litre potted prunus plants (T74295P)
1 x 9cm potted prunus plant (KB1290)
1 x 18 litre potted prunus plant (68166)
1 x 3.6 litre potted prunus plant (68168)
1 x 10 litre potted prunus plant (74294)
2 x 3.5 litre potted prunus plants (T58251P)
1 x 3.5 litre potted prunus plant (T58250)

How to Grow
Grow Cherry Laurel plants in sun or shade, in any moderately fertile, reliably moist, well drained soil. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil. Plant Prunus shrubs at the same depth as they were planted in their pots. Backfill the planting hole and water well to settle the soil. When planting a Cherry Laurel hedge, position the individual plants at a distance of 75cm (2’,6") apart.
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Water regularly throughout the growing season until young plants are fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the plant. Once established, Prunus plants require only occasional attention, removing any damaged stems and lightly trimming those that spoil the shape of the plant in summer after flowering. If grown as a hedge, Cherry Laurel can be trimmed from early to mid spring, and tolerates hard pruning when necessary. Caution: harmful if eaten
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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