Majestic Jade

English Laurel

Distinctive Evergreens

Shiny, dark evergreen foliage with showy white flower clusters in spring. Upright dense and round shape. Pinkish buds reveal bronze-tinted new leaves that mature to rich dark green. Selection from the renowned horticulturalist, Dr Michael Dirr. 

Prunus laurocerasus ‘Majestic Jade’

Leathery leaves are larger and darker green than other English Laurel

‘Majestic Jade’ tolerates sun or shade.

Lustrous, highly colored foliage

Group to create a natural or clipped hedge

Rounded vase-shape perfect as an accent

Pinkish buds reveal bronze-tinted new leaves that mature to rich dark green. 

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Majestic Jade

Plant Profile

Plant Type
Partial to full sun
Average Height
6 - 8'
Average Width
5 - 6'
Average Spacing
5 - 6' apart
Hardiness Zones
Zones 6 - 9
Habit Shape
Upright round growth habit
More Info
See 'Features & Uses' and 'General Maintenance' above
Majestic Jade

Features & Uses


  • Low Maintenance / Easy to care for
  • Showy flowers
  • Tolerates sun or shade


  • Mass Planting
  • Borders
  • Specimen/Accent
Majestic Jade

General Maintenance


  • For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape. Pruning in spring after flowering.


  • Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.


  • This versatile plant tolerates sun or shade.
Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Providing a broad range of sizes, forms and textures, evergreens create a perfect framework to unify the garden throughout the seasons. 


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Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Combine annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs or trees with a variety of evergreens to create a colorful backyard haven. Year round foliage adds color during dull winter months.


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Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Planting Guide

  • Dig a planting hole twice as large as the root ball
  • Remove plant from container and place in planting hole
  • Level top of root ball with the ground
  • Backfill
  • Water
  • Mulch
  • Keep moist until established


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Care & Planting

Care & Planting


With good natural forms, pruning is not typically required. To develop or maintain a desired shape or size, however, it is best to prune in the fall for desired shape.


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