Prunus laurocerasus 'schipkaensis', or "Skip Laurel", is an increasingly popular screening and an evergreen due to its smaller size and ability to prosper in shady situations. Skip laurels are a very attractive evergreen shrub that creates beautiful hedges and provides dense screening. Although fairly insignificant, Skip Laurels do produce a fragrant white flower in the spring. Their leaves are broad, glossy and very attractive.
THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND:
There are some basic things that we should keep in mind while planting this plant that helps us to maintain the beauty of plant:
Soil: The first thing is soil and where you are planting these plants. If you're planting them in a pot it should have at least 12 inches deep and wide and there should be proper drainage for that you can put some stones in the bottom. If you’re planting them directly in soil these skip laurel plant can be planted in any kind of soil they are adaptable to any soil.
Skip laurel shade: You don’t have to think more about choosing the place for these skip laurel plants because they can handle full sunlight to half sunlight that is a plus point.
Watering: The other thing that helps us to maintain the beauty of every plant is water but skip laurel plants don’t need much water after established.
How far to plant: They should be planted between 2 and 3 feet separately and for a fast screen plant them 2ft apart.
Trimming: Skip Laurel grows up to a height of between 10-12 feet tall and 6 to 10 foot tall. It’s good to cut plants leaves timely so that they don’t create a problem for you even it helps you to give any shape to them. Skip laurel plants can be trimmed in cone- shape or pyramidal or more.
Pesticides: It’s really important that proper pesticides should be spread on plants so that they can be saved from any kind of attack by vermin.
Hope you’re clear with the basic things that should be kept in mind at the time of plantation of skip laurel plants. If you’re looking to buy any kind of plant for your landscaping you can visit Bay Garden. They provide multiple beautiful plants that will add beauty to your yard and home.