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Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' (Cherry laurel 'Caucasica' )

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Leaves and fruit may cause severe discomfort if ingested.  Leaves should not be burnt.
Toxic - Leaves and fruit may cause severe discomfort if ingested.  Leaves should not be burnt.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'

Other names: Cherry laurel 'Caucasica'

Genus: Prunus Prunus

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.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leaf mining moths , Vine weevil , Cherry black fly Leaf mining moths , Vine weevil , Cherry black fly

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Silver leaf Powdery mildew , Silver leaf

General care

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...


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name: Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'

Other names: Cherry laurel 'Caucasica'

Genus: Prunus Prunus

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.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leaf mining moths , Vine weevil , Cherry black fly

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Silver leaf

General care

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...


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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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