I've got about 6-8 inches soil depth and then its concrete. Ideally, an acidic soil pH of 4.5 to 5.2, with moist conditions and good drainage helps blueberry shrubs grow and bear fruit. Laurel is often seen growing under trees in National Trust properties and is probably the best evergreen hedging plant for growing in the shade. Its branches and stems grow in a striking herringbone pattern. This low grower also works wonders in containers. div.asl_r .results {