cherry laurel

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Related to cherry laurels: Prunus laurocerasus

cherry laurel

n.
A frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree (Prunus laurocerasus) in the rose family, having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage that yields an oil similar to bitter almond oil.

cherry laurel

n
(Plants) a Eurasian rosaceous evergreen shrub, Prunus laurocerasus, having glossy aromatic leaves, white flowers, and purplish-black fruits
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Noun1.cherry laurel - frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oilcherry laurel - frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oil
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.cherry laurel - small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
Translations
laurel cerezolaurel reallauroceraso
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At one end, a gazebo dubbed the "summer house" was constructed after Sharion drew inspiration from a magazine, and shade-loving plants from "Endless Summer" hydrangeas to hostas and cherry laurels fill the remainder of this space with contrasting color and texture.
In the pleasure ground wood we have almost finished the first stage of pruning 8m high cherry laurels which need felling to encourage strong new growth.
Use sharp secateurs to prune holly hedges and evergreen cherry laurels, as the large glossy leaves turn brown and look terrible if they're chopped in half with shears.