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2-3 ft. - Skip Laurel Shrub/Bush - The Ultimate Easy-Care Evergreen Hedge That Even Grows in the Shade, Outdoor Plant

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The Ultimate Easy-Care Evergreen Hedge That Even Grows in the Shade When you're deciding on the perfect plant that you can use to grow a hedge, you want to find something that's fast-growing with lustrous evergreen foliage. But you also want a tough plant that can handle harsh environmental conditions and still look beautiful without requiring a lot of maintenance from you. Skip Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis') is that plant. It's a trouble-free plant t…
The Ultimate Easy-Care Evergreen Hedge That Even Grows in the Shade When you're deciding on the perfect plant that you can use to grow a hedge, you want to find something that's fast-growing with lustrous evergreen foliage. But you also want a tough plant that can handle harsh environmental conditions and still look beautiful without requiring a lot of maintenance from you. Skip Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis') is that plant. It's a trouble-free plant that stands up to poor soil, heat, cold, and drought while remaining one of the prettiest evergreens you've ever seen! Luxuriant and Glossy Foliage The outstanding feature of any hedge is the appearance of its foliage. Skip Laurel is a type of cherry laurel, which isn't a true laurel at all. This common name hints at the resemblance of its foliage to laurel leaves, which are beautifully oblong and glossy green. Think of bay leaves that you use for cooking; they're from the "true" laurel tree '- the bay laurel. Skip Laurel leaves are similar, but they are more elongated and shiny. This is no dull evergreen plant; its leaves are so shiny that they'll look as if you polished them! But they're not delicate '- they're as durable as the plants themselves. And if you're wondering why it's called "Skip" Laurel, this cultivar was discovered growing in Bulgaria's Shipka Mountain Pass. Over the years, "Shipka" was simply shortened to a more-easily remembered nickname '- "Skip!" Top-Performing Hedge for Sun or Part Shade Shady landscape spots can't always support the healthy growth of many landscape plants that are used to form hedges. A heads-up: Although Skip Laurel is shade-tolerant, it grows best when it receives some sun. Its growth in a shadier location will be more open than in a sunnier location. Grows Quickly and Fills in Thickly Given ideal growing conditions (sun, moist soil, and a site with good drainage), Skip Laurel can sprint up to 3 feet of growth per year! Even in a less-than-ideal environment, its height can increase by 2 feet each year. Its...
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