Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Cherry Laurel Hedge Prunus laurocerasus Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm

Cherry Laurel Hedge 'Prunus laurocerasus' Pack of 25 Bare Roots 60/90cm

Sweet summertime floral aroma
Grows to
Grows To
800 cm
800 cm
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Plant Care Information:

RHS Perfect Pollinators
RHS Perfect Pollinators
Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

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25 x Bare Roots
Item: 500346
£109.75
Grows to
Grows To
800 cm
800 cm
25 x Bare Roots - Item: 500346
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  • Dense evergreen foliage remains strong regardless of the season
  • Perfect choice for attracting wildlife, including bees, insects, and birds 
  • Fantastic garden screen to reduce noise and wind, while increasing privacy 
  • Hardy variety will grow well in most garden conditions, even partial shade 
  • Supplied as 25 bare root hedges, 60-90cm tall, ready for planting
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Few hedgerows quite match the rich and dense evergreen foliage of a Cherry Laurel.

Also known as English Laurel, these hedges of glossy green leaves act as remarkable backdrops for garden displays up and down the country, featuring springtime shows of dainty white flowers.

In the winter months, when most other plants and gardens are starting to tire, the flowers fade to make way for festive displays of cherry-red berries, providing food for birds at a time when it is most needed.

Recommended by the RHS as a ‘Plant for Pollinators’, the floral aroma of these blooms draw the attention of bees and other insects to transform the garden into a haven of wildlife.

These hardy hedges will perform well when planted in most soil types and areas of the garden, including full sun or partial shade, although they are not suited to coastal conditions.

Cherry Laurel hedges grow by 30-60cm every year, making them easy to control at a reasonable height for the garden.

Don’t forget to use one of our handy bamboo cane and spiral guard sets when planting a bare root hedge. The cane will keep the bare root upright as it grows, while the spiral guard will protect the base of the plant from wildlife to achieve as thick a hedge as possible.

Supplied as 25 bare root hedges, 60-90cm tall, ready for planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 500346 supplied as:
25 x Bare Roots

Top Tips

For best performance, plant bare root hedges in the winter.

Care Information

On Arrival:

  • When your bare root hedges arrive, be sure to place them upright in a bucket of clean water as soon as possible for a minimum of two hours. 
  • Only remove the plants from the water when you go to plant them, to ensure the roots are wet when planted and avoiding the chance of them drying out. 
  • If you are not ready to immediately plant your bare roots when they arrive, they can be stored in a sheltered space, such as a shed, for up to a week. Just be sure to open the package they arrive in and keep the roots moist.

Planting:

  • Where possible, plant in well-drained, good-quality soil in a sunny or partially shaded space in the garden for best performance. 
  • Trim the roots slightly before planting, as this will encourage healthier growth. 
  • Dig a trenched hole in the ground in the shape of a ‘V’, deep enough for the bare root to sit comfortably so the ‘tide mark’ of the root is level with the ground. This marks the level where the bare root was previously planted before lifting for delivery.
  • Ensure the roots are completely covered in soil, then firm the soil around, as water will gather in any remaining air pockets and potentially damage the roots when it freezes.
  • Water immediately after planting, then again whenever there are three or more days of continuous dry weather.
  • Where the weather is hot, daily watering may be needed throughout the first year of growth.
  • For an impressive display when planting multiple hedges, place five per metre. For a thicker hedge, plant seven per metre.

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800 cm
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