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Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

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Cultivation of Prunus laurocerasus:

  • Prunus laurocerasus, commonly known as laurel cherry, is an evergreen shrub or small tree that is popular in gardens for its density and lush green foliage.
  • Prefers sunny or semi-shady places, but can tolerate partial shade.
  • It can be grown in containers or as a hedge.

Maintenance of Prunus laurocerasus:

  • Watering: Water the plant regularly during dry periods to maintain soil moisture.
  • Fertilization: Fertilize the plant once or twice a year using a balanced granular fertilizer in spring and fall.
  • Pruning: Pruning is usually done after flowering to maintain the desired shape of the plant and encourage the growth of new foliage.

Benefits of Prunus laurocerasus:

  • Privacy and fencing: The dense foliage of Prunus laurocerasus provides excellent privacy and is often used as a hedge.
  • Aesthetic appearance: The plant has glossy, dark green leaves that provide an elegant look to the garden.
  • Hardiness: Prunus laurocerasus is very resistant to various growing conditions, including drought and air pollution.
  • Fast growth: The plant has a fast growth and can quickly form a dense hedge or create a green background in the garden.

It is important to note that the fruits of Prunus laurocerasus are poisonous if consumed, so care should be taken if the plant is grown near children or pets. It is also important to properly maintain the size and shape of the plant through regular pruning to prevent it from outgrowing the desired space.

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