Species: Prunus laurocerasus L.
Italian common noun: Lauroceraso
Family: Rosaceae
Natural shapesShapes and Topiary ArtShrubs EvergreenFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 214

Origin: Eastern Europe, Southwest Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a large evergreen shrub, which grows rapidly and is bushy, thick and compact; it can take tree shape. The oblong leaves are leathery with serrated margins, up to 15 cm long and dark green above, pale green below. In May it bears numerous white, fragrant flowers in erect racemes, up to 15 cm long and followed by red fruits like cherries, black at maturity.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is present everywhere, since it grows wild. It adapts to all types of soils but prefers the moderately moist, fertile ones, from slightly acid to alkaline. It dislikes calcareous and shallow-soils.

Use: It is mainly used in perimeter formal hedges, but also in free hedges. It tolerates drastic pruning. In parks and gardens it is used as isolated plant or in groups.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm
Zolla 150-175 cm
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm
Zolla forma a paracadute 150-200 cm
Zolla forma a paracadute 200-250 cm