Prunus laurocerasus

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Noun1.Prunus laurocerasus - frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oilPrunus laurocerasus - 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
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With opium, belladonna, brucaea, snake-wood, and the cherry-laurel, they put to sleep all who stand in their way.
The area is famous for plants, such as the rhododendron, cherry-laurel, blackberry, maple, and fern.
Stewart has an old cherry-laurel that is 10 feet tall, and he suspects about half of it will be gone once he prunes out all the damaged wood, Aobut itAAEll grow back.Ao English boxwood, slow growing and brittle, suffer far worse than most shrubs, and removing broken branches helps, but not like tying them preventatively at the start of winter.I have never sought to save woody stems that have split.