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Skip Laurel

Skip Laurel
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Regular price $99.95 Sale price
  • 3-4 ft. $99.95

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Product Details

Growing Zones: 5-10 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉) 
      5-10 outdoors
   Map 5-10 outdoors
Mature Height:
10-18 ft.
Mature Width:
5-7 ft.
Growth Rate:
Botanical Name:
Prunus laurocerasus
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Product Description

The Hardiest Hedge You Can Grow!

Once established, your evergreen Schipka Cherry Laurel (Skip Laurel) will need no maintenance at all!

This gorgeous, dense evergreen can be trained as a hedge or left unclipped to show off its naturally beautiful shape

But if you want a fast, dense screen or privacy hedge, then the Skip Laurel is the right choice.

This evergreen is hardy and resistant in every way possible…

Drought tolerant - no need to water after it's established
- Deer resistant - not many evergreens can say that!
- Completely pest and disease free
- Tolerant of air pollution - great for cities and urban landscapes
- Adaptable to dry, poor soil - plant it anywhere
- Grows the same in shade or sun - perfect for any spot in your yard

No matter where you plant your Skip Laurel, you'll get dense, glossy evergreen foliage.

The more you plant together, the denser the foliage becomes…

Growing 2 ft. each year, you can grow an impenetrable screen or hedge in no time at all.

Or let the unclipped Skip Laurel grow naturally and get a spring show of gorgeous, white, candle-like flowers with red berries in autumn and winter.

Whether you need a fast, thick hedge for privacy, wind screening or as barrier for dust and traffic noise

Or you just want to plant a stunning evergreen, but don't have the time for maintenance

The Skip Laurel can do it all. Order yours today!

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Alyssa B.
United States

Exceeded expectations

This was our first experience ordering live plants. We ordered the 2-3’ skip laurels and almost all 30 of them were almost 4’ tall. They were all healthy and have only been in the ground for a few weeks, but we already see a lot of new growth. The customer service was also great and shipping was prompt. Would definitely order again!

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Jack C.
United States

Skip Laurel

Great! I hope the deer will not eat them next winter! They look wonderful!

Steve T.
United States

Awesome privacy shrub!!

Bought 4 of them approximately 3 weeks ago and they came packed neatly and efficiently. I have them in the ground and they are growing like a wildfire as I write this. Beautiful new branches working their way up. Going to order some more.

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Oleg P.
United States

Skip laurel

I ordered 38 of skip laurel. All of the bushes had date on them, there were 2 groups, one from 10/18, and another from 12/18. All the bushes dated from 12/18 were in a horrible condition, smaller than others and had almost no leaves. Had about 8 bushes from that date. It seems like nursery mixed in poor quality plants with the good ones on purpose to get rid of them. However when the price is almost $100, I expect every bush to look decent.


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Didnt Survive Chicago Winter

We planted these in Spring. They were very nice but did not make it through the brutal winter we had in Chicago. There were a few weeks of very very cold weather. 50 below zero on some days, so I can see why they died. We had the warranty so we were credited the money and will buy something else. Just have to pull out 15 bushes and plant 15 of something more cold tolerant. Wish they would've made it.

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