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Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkanensis'
AKA: Schkip's Laurel / Skip's Laurel

Buy Russian Laurel online. Russian Laurel is probably the cold hardiest of all the P. laurocerasus genus, and it grows with a more dense, heavily branched and broader habit than the common Cherry Laurel. Commonly known as Russian Laurel or Schip's Laurel, the leaves are narrow and dark green. Mature size is 5 feet high and wide.

Hardiness Zone: 6-9   ·   Mature Height: 4-5 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 4-5 Feet

Purchase RUSSIAN LAUREL Online:

5 gallon Potted (SKU: 14283)
(3 units available now - S)   -  

List Price $100.00   In Stock

7 gallon Potted (SKU: 7206)
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List Price $225.00

10 gallon Potted (SKU: 7207)
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List Price $275.00

3 gallon Potted (SKU: 9380)
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List Price $80.00

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Cherry/Peach/Plum/Almond/Nectarine/Apricot

Prunus species cannot be shipped into CA, OR, or WA.

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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RUSSIAN LAUREL Plant Characteristics

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Compact Growing
Upright Growing
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Full Sun

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RUSSIAN LAUREL Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Prunus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.