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Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel
Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel

Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel

$119.99

A more compact selection of Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel. The attractive, glossy, rippled leaves curl down, increasing resistance to shot hole disease. A refined look on a dense, vase-shaped form. Stalks of fragrant white flowers appear in spring. Excellent hedge, background or screen. Evergreen. Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel features showy racemes of fragrant white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. It has attractive dark green evergreen foliage. The glossy pointy leaves are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. The fruits are showy black drupes displayed in mid summer.

Growth Habits

The Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel is the perfect low-care evergreen bush for smaller spaces and gardens. It grows just 4 feet tall and wide. The leaves are smaller than in other cherry laurel, making the plant always look neat, and making clipping less necessary.  It grows well in all warmer zones, from zone 6 to zone 10, and it always looks fresh and green, all year round.

Care

Thrives in slightly deep, fertile, moist, humusy, well-drained soil; tolerates poor, sandy, or clay soils. Prefers more sun in cool climates, more shade in warmer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates dry shade. Very easy to grow in any garden soil, except for soils that are constantly wet. It will grow well in full sun or light shade. It rarely suffers from any pests, and it is more disease resistant than other varieties of cherry laurel.

Toxicity

Very Dangerous if ingested by pets and one of the least desirable snacks for deer!

A more compact selection of Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel. The attractive, glossy, rippled leaves curl down, increasing resistance to shot hole disease. A refined look on a dense, vase-shaped form. Stalks of fragrant white flowers appear in spring. Excellent hedge, background or screen. Evergreen. Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel features showy racemes of fragrant white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. It has attractive dark green evergreen foliage. The glossy pointy leaves are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. The fruits are showy black drupes displayed in mid summer.

Growth Habits

The Chestnut Hill Cherry Laurel is the perfect low-care evergreen bush for smaller spaces and gardens. It grows just 4 feet tall and wide. The leaves are smaller than in other cherry laurel, making the plant always look neat, and making clipping less necessary.  It grows well in all warmer zones, from zone 6 to zone 10, and it always looks fresh and green, all year round.

Thrives in slightly deep, fertile, moist, humusy, well-drained soil; tolerates poor, sandy, or clay soils. Prefers more sun in cool climates, more shade in warmer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates dry shade. Very easy to grow in any garden soil, except for soils that are constantly wet. It will grow well in full sun or light shade. It rarely suffers from any pests, and it is more disease resistant than other varieties of cherry laurel.

Very Dangerous if ingested by pets and one of the least desirable snacks for deer!

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.