Laurel 'Caucasica' hedge plants (Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica') description
This evergreen hedging is fast growing and makes a wonderful low maintenance addition to any garden. Prunus 'Caucasica' has long oblong, shaped foliage and white fragrant flowers in spring that attract bees. The flowers are followed by red berries, which ripen to black and are a favourite with foraging birds, giving Laurel 'Caucasica' hedge plants wildlife interest.
Most popular uses of Prunus 'Caucasica'
Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' is great for growing on slopes or in difficult positions as it can tolerate drought and shade. This Laurel hedging can also form a dense, decorative privacy screen offering year-round coverage as the foliage is evergreen. The leaves maintain a very deep shade of green throughout winter, providing a lovely, lasting display of glossy foliage. Prunus 'Caucasica' hedge plants can be pruned into a formal hedge, or left slightly bushy for a more natural effect.
Prunus 'Caucasica' creates a handsome hedge when planted alone; the polished foliage makes an impressive feature in your garden without the need for companion plants.
Growth rate of Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'
Laurel 'Caucasica' hedge plants are fast growing and should achieve 30-60cm a year, with a final hedge height of 1.5m - 5m.
Care advice for Laurel 'Caucasica'
At best4hedging, we advise pruning your Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' hedge annually, in early spring or summer to encourage healthy new growth. Please view our Hedging Care Advice section for further information.
Suggested planting density for Laurel hedging
For information on planting density relating specifically to Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica', please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type. Take a look at our Advice section for more information about planting density recommendations.
We offer Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' as pot grown plants, which are available to purchase year-round and can be planted at any time.
The vast majority of our Laurel 'Caucasica' hedge plants are grown in the UK by experts with generations of horticultural growing experience. However, we occasionally need to source plants from specialised growers abroad; we only select trusted nurseries where we can ensure the quality of the plants is of the very highest standard. At best4hedging, we always strive to bring you the freshest, highest quality Laurel 'Caucasica' hedge plants whilst keeping our prices competitive. You can buy Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica' online with confidence in the standard of service and products that you will receive.