English Laurel – Prunus laurocerasus, Also known as Cherry Laurel, Common Laurel.
English laurel is a tough, fast growing shrub under ideal conditions, makes an excellent screening hedge.
A dense and bushy wide spreading evergreen shrub or small tree; 5 to 15 m tall, spread up to 10 m if left to grow (not hedged)
Leaves oblong, shiny 7-15 cm long, 4-10 cm broad, margin finely serrated, leathery, dark green on top and pale underneath.
Flowers, cup shaped with 5 petals and are almost a half-inch across, white, fragrant, borne in groups.
Full sun – part shade.
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