Cherry Laurel is an evergreen shrub or small tree which can grow to 15 metres (50ft) tall, with a stout trunk. The leaves are dark green, leathery, shiny long and broad and have the scent of almonds when crushed. It has glossy green leaves and a tight upright habit.
How do you care for cherry laurel?
It tolerates all sorts of light conditions from full sun to partial and even full shade, preferring more sun in cool climates and more shade in warmer areas. Water your cherry laurel enough to keep the soil moist but not soggy. Prune this plant in late spring or early summer after it blooms.