Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel

Prunus laurocerasus 'Chestnut Hill' PP #24,880

SKU
08204
A more compact selection of Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel. The attractive, glossy, rippled leaves curl down, increasing resistance to shot hole disease. A refined look on a dense, vase-shaped form. Stalks of fragrant white flowers appear in spring. Excellent hedge, background or screen. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus lar-oh-ser-AY-sus
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Accent, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Dry Shade, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHeavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Spirea (Spiraea); Lilyturf (Liriope); Euonymus (Euonymus); Holly (Ilex)

Thrives in slightly deep, fertile, moist, humusy, well-drained soil; tolerates poor, sandy, or clay soils. Prefers more sun in cool climates, more shade in warmer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates dry shade. Feed in early spring. Prune after flowering to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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