The shrub grows up to two feet per year so it can rapidly produce a tall and dense screen for privacy. Although fairly insignificant skip laurels do produce a fragrant white flower in the spring.
Skip laurels are a very attractive evergreen shrub that create beautiful hedges and provide dense screening.
Full grown schip laurel. ü skip laurel prunus laurocerasus schipkaensis is a thick growing shrub and evergreen it has glossy. Schip laurel has smaller leaves than other cherry laurels so it creates a neat and clean shape when pruned. A handsome upright shrub for woodland gardens with filtered sunlight or dappled shade.
Schip or skip cherry laurels are one of the easiest evergreen shrubs to grow. Schip laurel is excellent for edging woodland garden settings as part of a windbreak wildlife gardens and privacy screens. ü skip laurel grows up to a height of between 10 12 feet tall and 6 to 10 foot tall.
Their leaves are broad glossy and very attractive. It can easily be pruned or trimmed to form an extremely dense evergreen screen or wind break creating a private space in your garden. This schip laurel say skip is smaller leaved and spreads widely.
Glossy medium green foliage with a refined look on a dense vase shaped form that has a layered appearance. The skip laurel often grows up to 2 feet in a year until it reaches its 10 to 16 foot mature height. This is a cultivar discovered at the schipka mountain pass in bulgaria schipkaensis and most forms of it are distinctly upright.
My biggest is twelve feet across and five feet tall. In the spring the schip laurel produces attractive stalks of aromatic white flowers. Hardier than dwarf english laurel.
The schipka cherry laurel is a large evergreen shrub that will grow to 18 feet but it is usually grown as a screen or hedge. Skip laurels can be used in full sun to dense shade and are fairly resistant to deer browsing. Cherry laurel is a remarkable species indeed.
Stalks of fragrant white flowers appear in spring.