Jul 21, Cherry laurel hedge. Cherry laurel is a shrub particularly well-suited to setting up an evergreen hedge.
In the hedge, place the base of each stem at least 32 inches (80 cm) to 3 feet (1 meter) apart. Look up our advice on planting shrubs. Pruning and caring for cherry laurel. Sep 21, Hardy between zones 7 and 10, Cherry Laurel (Prunus Caroliniana) grows wild in many parts of the southern United States and is used as a versatile landscaping plant.
Left alone, the plant develops a mounding form between 10 to 20 feet tall. Shear it annually for a dense, evergreen hedge, or prune to one strong trunk.