Prunus lusitanica

Portuguese laurel

Price: €3.50

An excellent plant for an evergreen garden hedge, available as 20-30 cms tall plants in a small 9cms container. It has glossy green leaves with dark red stems and is exceptionally hardy and resilient. It is most often clipped as a hedge or windbreak, and is suited to most sites, being tolerant of sun or light shade, and soil ranging from moist to well-drained. These plants are ideal for anyone wanting to plant in larger numbers or to establish a long hedge. Plant 2- 3 plants per metre. Larger plants are also available on request and can be planted at a wider spacing. Clip annually in late summer. Left unclipped they grow to be handsome trees many metres in height. Keep watered when establishing, and free from weeds at the base. 

  • 20-30cms tall. 
  • Available November to March only.

Note on delivery: Orders can take 3-4 weeks. We email you before delivery so that you will know when to expect delivery. Plants are carefully wrapped and are delivered via courier.