Prunus laurocerasus | Pacific Nurseries

Prunus laurocerasus

Common Name | English Laurel
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Shrub + Tree
Prunus laurocerasus is an evergreen shrub or small to medium-sized tree that grows16—25′ tall. It features shiny, leathery, and dark green leaves with a finely serrated margin. Flower buds appear in early spring and open in early summer with creamy-white petals and numerous yellowish stamens with a sweet smell. The leaves can also have the scent of almonds when crushed. Prunus laurocerasus performs best in moist, organically rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. This is an excellent plant for a privacy screen or hedge.

Prunus laurocerasus

Attributes + Requirements

Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | 15-30′ High
Growth | 15-30′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | White
Moderate Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Well-Drained
Special Features = Deer Resistant | Low Maintenance | Easy Pruning
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Prunus laurocerasus
Sizes Grown | 5 gal, 15 gal, 24″ box, 36″ box

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