Prunus Lusitanica - Portuguese Laurel Rootball Plants
Portuguese Laurel (Prunus lusitanica) is a popular, evergreen, hedge laurel. Portuguese Laurels are more show than its cousins, the Common and Cherry Laurel with white flowers in June make this a useful shrub for massing in shade, under trees and along drives Portuguese laurels are slower growing than the common laurel and have an unusual red stem colour. Ideal hedging plants, screening, privacy, windbreak. Easy to maintain.
Common Name: Portuguese Laurel
Type: Self-Fertile, Evergreen
Size: 150-175cm tall Rootball
Planting Location: Full sun to full shade (inland)
Soil Type: Well-draining, normal to clay soils
Rate of Growth: Medium growth about 30-50cm per year
Fertilise: Rootgrow upon initial planting and thereafter
Planting Distance: 1 per metre
Height: 20m over time
Spread: 20m over time
Misc: Good for screening, hedging, windbreak, privacy, etc.
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