|Latin Name||8x Prunus laurocerasus 'Novita'|
|Common Name||Cherry Laurel Pallet Deal|
|Position||Full sun or part shade, sheltered or exposed|
|Soil||Moderately fertile well drained soil|
|Rate of Growth||Fast|
|Garden Care||Easy to grow superb hedging shrub|
|Pruning||Prune in either spring or summer. Mature plants can tolerate hard pruning in spring, cutting back to the old wood|
Laurel hedging was embraced by the Victorians for it's hardiness and density.
It's handsome glossy dark green leaves, which can be up to 15cm in length, will add a timeless look to your hedgerow.
It is an excellent hedging plant that can cope with deep shade as well as full sun.
Small white flowers are followed by cherry-like glossy red fruits which turn black when ripe in early autumn.
Cherry laurel leaves can be prone to a harmless condition called shot hole where the leaves end up looking like swiss cheese! But no need to worry because the 'Novita' cultivar we're selling is a new hardier variety that's resistant to shot hole and mildew.
We would recommend planting 2 of these per metre of hedgerow.g like swiss cheese! But no need to worry because the 'Novita' cultivar we're selling is a new hardier variety that's resistant to shot hole and mildew.
We would recommend planting 1 plant per metre of hedgerow.