The lush green foliage of Cherry Laurel Tree
The lush green foliage of Cherry Laurel Tree
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Medium sized Prunus laurocerasus Novita 2022

Prunus laurocerasus Novita

Cherry Laurel Novita, Cherry Laurel Tree

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A more recently introduced variety of cherry laurel, its foliage resembles Rotundifolia although this toughie is hardier!

Prunus laurocerasus Novita is a form of the popular Cherry Laurel that we grow at Barcham Trees as both a bush form for hedging and a standard for screening. 

These specimens are supplied with a clear stem of approx.1.5m. 

The foliage of this Cherry Laurel is green, glossy and a little darker than the Rotundifolia which makes if perfect as a dense screen, even more so when kept well pruned.

Like the common Cherry Laurel, Novita does flower, however not so much as a young tree, giving much more floriferous displays of white flowers with age.

Prunus laurocerasus Novita can be planted at anywhere from 1 to 2m centres depending on how instant you would like to form your screen. The distance often needs to be a balance between how much you are looking to spend and the instant impact of the screen. The optimum distance is usually somewhere around 1.2-1.5m spacing.

Cherry Laurel is a tough contender and can thrive on most soils, however it does prefer deep and fertile planting sites that are not prone to water-logging.

As with all evergreen trees and hedges, be careful not to prune too early or late in the season; new growth, which is encouraged after pruning, must have a chance to harden up before being exposed to cold temperatures.

Mature height: 3-5m

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Cherry Laurel Novita, Cherry Laurel Tree
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