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PlantFiles: English Laurel, Common Laurel, Cherry Laurel
Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus) (Info)
Species: laurocerasus (law-roh-KER-uh-sus) (Info)
Cultivar: Schipkaensis

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
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Danger:
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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral donnacreation On Jan 23, 2015, donnacreation from Sumter, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

I've planted these shrubs throughout my yard and, one by one, they're dying from ground voles eating their roots. They must be very tasty and smell yummy because voles seek them out, even when surrounded by other shrubs. This is a lovely plant, but not if you have ground vole issues. I've had large specimens killed after growing happily for yrs.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Louisville, Kentucky
Sumter, South Carolina
Lexington, Virginia
Manassas, Virginia



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