High Quality Evergreen Laurel Hedging. Forming a dense, bushy, evergreen shrub with large glossy, dark green leaves.It makes an excellent hedging plant, and can cope with deep shade under trees was well as full sun. Small white flowers are produced on spikes in mid-spring.
Position: full sun, partial shade or shade
Soil: moist but well-drained soil, except shallow chalk
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: April
Flower colour: white
Other features: a very versatile hedging shrub
Hardiness: fully hardy
Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of compost in the planting hole. Prune in either spring or summer. Mature plants can tolerate hard pruning in spring, cutting back to the old wood.
Eventual height: 5m
Eventual spread: 4m Plants are easily maintained at a smaller height and spread by annual trimming.
Supplied as very strong, bushy plants full of vigour at a total height of approx 3-4ft (100cms-120cms), for hedging purposes these are best set 60cms (2ft) apart.
A good alternative to Leylandii if you are concerned about maintenance, creating a luxury look with out maintenace head aches and fears of growing out of control.
Please note, approx. height is inclusive of pot, a +/- 25% seasonal variance should be allowed on the height of this item (in spring when supplied as recently pruned, they may be 2.5ft, in autumn 4.5ft, such is the rate of growth).