Portugal Laurel - 3 litres
Prunus lusitanica (Portugal laurel) is a well-known evergreen bearing neat dark green oval leaves on dark red stems and clusters of fragrant white flowers in June, followed by shiny black berries. Naturally grows into a pyramid-shaped shrub or small tree, but is an excellent candidate for screening or hedging. Height and spread in 10 years 2-2.5m x 1.2m. Trim In July-August.. Plant 45cm apart for a hedge. Tolerant of full shade.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Prunus lusitanica|
|Common name||Portugal Laurel|
|Plant type||Evergreen Shrubs|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||20 - 50 years|
|Ultimate height||12.1m - 16m|
|Ultimate spread||8m +|