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19/07/2014 at 20:51

I have recently planted a hedge made up of common laurel and cherry laurel does this matter at all, it wasn't intentional and only realised once I had googled the names they were two different types of laurels?

19/07/2014 at 22:19
I think you will find there is no difference - they are both prunus laurocerasus, which can be known both as Common or Cherry laurel.
19/07/2014 at 22:36

The only difference I noticed was the leaves are slightly bigger on what I thought was a common laurel?

19/07/2014 at 22:40

Probably better grown

pandp is right about them being different common names for the same thing

20/07/2014 at 08:31

There are dozens of clones of Cherry Laurel with varying sizes of leaf, you may have two different clones.

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