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Questions About Cherry Laurel

Asked by
steve.airton on
November 15, 2017

Q. Laurel Roots

I need to dig a whole for a post close to some laurel hedge which will mean cutting through some of the roots. Should I be worried and is there a best time of the year to do this?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
November 15, 2017
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The best time to do any root pruning on these shrubs would be during winter when they are not growing as vigorously. It won't really affect them much, anyways, unless you are cutting through the thicker roots near the base of the shrub.

Here is an article for more information on pruning these, which will also apply to any root pruning: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/cherry-laurel/growing-cherry-laurels.htm

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Asked by
lesleyann on
February 21, 2018

Q. cherry laurel shrub

When is best time to trim a cherry laurel?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
February 21, 2018
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This is best done right after flowers fade, or early fall. Here is an article for more information on growing these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/cherry-laurel/growing-cherry-laurels.htm

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Asked by
Anonymous on
August 19, 2018

Q. Cherry laurel bush

This is one of my new cherry laurel shrubs, planted approximately end of May, beginning of June. It does get more afternoon sun than other 2. What do the brown edges on leaves mean? Not enough water?

Thank you

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
August 20, 2018
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Browning leaves could be environmental, watering issues, pests or disease.

This link will refresh you on the care requirements.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/cherry-laurel/growing-cherry-laurels.htm

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Asked by
sharonstanden69 on
September 9, 2018

Q. The name of this plant please

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Answered by
drtreelove on
September 9, 2018
Certified Expert
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Looks like Prunus laurocerasus cherry laurel or English laurel

Townsville, North Carolina USA or Townsville, Queensland Australia would help.

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