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25 Cherry Laurel Hedging - Seconds - 2-3ft  (Some Leaf Damage or Missing Still Fine)
25 Cherry Laurel Hedging - Seconds - 2-3ft  (Some Leaf Damage or Missing Still Fine)
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25 Cherry Laurel Hedging - Seconds - 2-3ft (Some Leaf Damage or Missing Still Fine)

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 We have graded these as seconds.

They will have some leaf damage and/or some leaves missing. They can be be cut down and planted as normal and will grow fine. Grab a bargain.



 

Planting Instructions Planting and growing laurels is easy, if you follow these simple steps:

  • Dig a hole slightly larger than the roots. 
  • If you have poorer quality soil you may want to mix in some good quality compost with the soil you have removed from the hole.
  • Place the plant in the hole you have dug and carefully fill the soil around the plant, gently firm down the soil. 
  • Keep plants watered well, the soil must not be allowed to dry out and should always be moist/damp (even during the winter months)
  • There is no need to use stakes or canes to support the plant, unless the planting location is very exposed 
  • Typical spacing for laurels is 2 plants per meter, however this can be increased to 1 plant per meter if required. 
  • We guarantee our plants for 30 days after you received them.

When planting Laurels DO NOT:

  • Do not use any type of fertiliser, this can damage the young roots 
  • Do not steep the plant in water prior to planting Do not allow the plants to dry out after planting 

Transplant Shock

  • Sometimes bare root plants can get transplant shock when planted>
  • They can look limp, leaves may turn yellow and they may lose leaves
  • This is fairly common and usually nothing to worry about
  • The plant is focusing all its energy on establishing its roots
  • You can help the plant establishing its roots by cutting the tops off the plants (cut around 25-30% off the top of the stem)
  • Plants can take several months to establish but will usually come back around a few months into the growing season
  • It's very rare for laurels to die and not eventually establish

Plant Facts:

Cherry Laurel (Prunus Laurocerasus Rotundifolia) is a vigorous, large, spreading evergreen shrub with handsome, glossy dark green leaves to 15 cm in length. Small white flowers in erect racemes to 12 cm in length are followed by cherry-like glossy red fruits soon turning black. Characteristics Plant type: Shrub Habit: Bushy Fragrance: Flower Toxicity: Fruit may cause severe discomfort if ingested Hardiness: old H4 (hardy) Colour: Flower White in Spring Foliage:Dark Green in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter Fruit: Black and Red in Autumn Size: Ultimate height 4-8 metres Ultimate spread: wider than 8 metres Time to ultimate height: 20-50 years