Prunus laurocerasus

  • English name:
    cherry laurel, laurel cherry, Versailles laurel, common laure
  • Scientific name:
    Prunus laurocerasus
  • Category:
  • Aspect:
    north, south, east, west
  • Flower color spring:
    white
  • Flowering period:
    Spring
  • Foliage color autumn:
    green
  • Foliage color spring:
    green
  • Foliage color summer:
    green
  • Foliage color winter:
    green
  • Fragrant:
    Yes
  • Genus:
    Prunus (Rosaceae)
  • Ground type:
    clay, sand, chalk, loam
  • Hardiness:
    H5
  • Light exposure:
    sheltered, exposed
  • Maximum height in cm:
    800
  • Maximum width in cm:
    800
  • Other common names UK:
    cherry laurel, laurel cherry, Versailles laurel, common laure
  • PH:
    acid, alkaline, neutral
  • Plant family name:
    Rosaceae
  • Plant type:
    Shrub
  • pruning period:
    after flowering period, spring, early summer
  • Soil:
    Moist but Well-drained, Well drained
  • Spines:
    No
  • Sunlight:
    full sun, partial shade
  • Time to maximum height in months:
    600
  • Toxic:
    Yes
  • Winter-hardy:
    Yes