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Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White' (Cherry laurel 'Marbled White')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
16ft 5in
Max height
16ft 5in
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White'

Other names

Cherry laurel 'Marbled White'

Genus

Prunus Prunus

Variety or Cultivar

'Marbled White' _ 'Marbled White' is an upright, evergreen shrub with large glossy, marble-like variegated dark green and white leaves, and white flowers in spring. It sometimes has cherry red berries in autumn.


Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Toxicity

Leaves and fruit may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Leaves should not be burnt.

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green, White, Variegated in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf mining moths , Vine weevil , Cherry black fly Leaf mining moths , Vine weevil , Cherry black fly

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White' (Cherry laurel 'Marbled White') will reach a height of 16ft 5in and a spread of 16ft 5in 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.

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

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White'

Other names

Cherry laurel 'Marbled White'

Genus

Prunus Prunus

Variety or Cultivar

'Marbled White' _ 'Marbled White' is an upright, evergreen shrub with large glossy, marble-like variegated dark green and white leaves, and white flowers in spring. It sometimes has cherry red berries in autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Toxicity

Leaves and fruit may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Leaves should not be burnt.


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green, White, Variegated in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf mining moths , Vine weevil , Cherry black fly

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White' (Cherry laurel 'Marbled White') will reach a height of 16ft 5in and a spread of 16ft 5in 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.

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

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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