Botanical name: Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'
Other names: Cherry laurel 'Caucasica'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Caucasica' _ 'Caucasica' is an upright, dense, evergreen shrub, becoming spreading with age, with oblong, glossy dark green leaves and short, erect racemes of cup-shaped, fragrant white flowers in spring followed by red fruit that ripen to black.
Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' is: Evergreen
Flower: White in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.
Habit: Dense, Spreading, Upright
Toxicity: Leaves and fruit may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Leaves should not be burnt.
Pruning: Pruning Group 1 - Prune in midsummer in areas whre silver leaf is prevalent.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' (Cherry laurel 'Caucasica' ) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Woodland
Cultivation: Grown in moist, free-draining, moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade. May become chlorotic on shallow, chalky soil.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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I've just bought this plant to screen our wheely bins, and now realise it will probably grow too large if left to itself. Will I be able to keep it the size I want by annual trimming, or would that cause it problems?
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