cherry laurel Cherry Brandy: an evergreen and decorative ornamental shrub
The Cherry Brandy laurel is a new laurel variety with a flat growth habit. The cherry laurel belongs to the rose family. The plant is hardy and äußerst decorative. As a broad-leaved cherry laurel, the ornamental shrub is suitable for the garden, the front garden, for parks or for the patio or roof garden. The evergreen laurel can also be used for graves or as an uncomplicated ground cover. When you buy the cherry laurel, make sure you have enough space for it. This is because the Cherry Brandy laurel reaches a maximum width of around three metres. It grows horizontally and only reaches a height of between 50 and 80 centimetres.
An uncomplicated ornamental shrub with striking foliage
The Prunus laurocerasus 'Cherry Brandy' will delight every garden lover with its striking bronze-green leaf shoots. The leaves then take on an elegant dark green colour and glow beautifully. They are elliptical in shape and reach a length of nine to 14 centimetres. The low-growing cherry laurel has very dense foliage. The shrub enhances any location with its foliage and pretty flowers in spring. These appear in May. The white flower stems stand upright and grow about 15 centimetres high. They stand out strikingly from the dark green leaves. The flowers magically attract bees, bumblebees and other insects with their scent.
An attractive eye-catcher all year round, Prunus laurocerasus 'Cherry Brandy'
The evergreen Cherry Brandy lends structure to the garden even in winter. The plant is hardy and can cope with sub-zero temperatures without any problems. As far as the location is concerned, the Cherry Brandy copes with sunny, semi-shady and shady spots. The cherry laurel does not make any special demands on the soil as long as it is well-drained and rich in nutrients. As the cherry laurel evaporates water through its leaves even in winter, it needs regular watering on frost-free days during prolonged drought. The planting season is all year round. The planting hole should be twice as wide as the root ball.
A laurel with many facets
The Cherry Brandy laurel attracts admiring glances all year round. It is suitable as a hedge plant and is an eye-catcher both as a specimen and as a lawn border. The Cherry Brandy cherry laurel can be cut perfectly into shape. The shrub looks particularly beautiful in a planting combination with Rhododendrons or as an underplanting of globes Also together with the red hedge barberry and as a rose companion plant, the Cherry Brandy cherry laurel is an eye-catcher in a class of its own. The Cherry Brandy is a shrub for every garden and is resistant to urban climates. The cherry laurel will please every gardener for many years to come.