Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' - leaves in Spring
  • Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' - leaves in winter
  • Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon'  - established plant used as ground cover in mid winter
  • Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' - leaves in Spring

Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon'

£12.95

(Ground cover Laurel ) A useful plant for evergreen ground cover, Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' will grow in sun or shade and is a compact, dense, low-growing shrub with large, glossy, dark green leaves.

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A useful shrub, Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' is a compact, dense, low-growing shrub with large, glossy, dark green leaves. The low growing habit makes this a superb ground cover plant and its small size makes it a popular choice for use in rock gardens and low borders.

Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon'  is a great, low plant for giving ground cover in a shady area.


  • Position: Sun or shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Small, spreading, ground cover shrub.
    • Height: 0.3 - 0.5 m (1 - 2 ft)
    • Spread: 0.6 - 1 m (2 - 3 ft)
  • Notes: We would usually recommend planting Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' at a distance of 0.75 m ( 2 - 3 ft) apart when being grown as ground cover over a large area.
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade, Shade
Eventual Size
Ground Cover, Shrub - Small
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Not Fussy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Suitable for Containers