Cherry "skip" Laurel

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis'

Schip (”skip”) Laurel makes a good specimen plant or, when grouped, a moderate-height hedge or screen It does well in either full sun or with partial shade; will tolerate heavy shade farther south.

Good drainage is essential.

Schip produces showy, strongly fragrant, creamy-white flowers in spring. Later in the summer, its black drupes will attract birds.

Best to prune for shape after flowering.                   * Deer Resistant *

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Mature photo courtesy of our growing friends at Flowerwood Nursery in Loxley, AL & 3 gallon container photos courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, North Carolina (336) 857-2131

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 15' - 35'
Spread 15' - 20'
Shape Upright & Spreading
Primary Foliage Color Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Dark Green
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Berries Black
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences Moist: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 6 to 8