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Portuguese Laurel (Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia)

Portuguese Laurel (Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia) has luxurious dark glossy green pointed leaves on beautiful bright deep pink stems. Portuguese Laurel Angustifolia is more a Conical shape and has small fragrant white flowers in spring and small red fruits turning purplish- black in autumn (these can be harmful if eaten) It's hardy and good for wildlife and the berries are extremely popular with the birds and the fragrant flowers loved by the bees and butterflies. As a screen or foil to flowering plants this species works perfectly. It flowers beautifully in the spring. Easy to grow in any moist but well-drained moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade. Superb hedging shrub and even thrives on poor, shallow, chalky soils Portuguese Laurel (Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia) is a good specimen tree or hedging.  Eventual height can reach up to 4 meters by 3 meters spread. Prune in late spring or early summer other common names - Cherry Bay and Portuguese Laurel Cherry

Eventual height 4 meters by 3 meters width


Well drained soil in sun or patial shade.

Key Features

Used widely as hedging, although this tree makes superb specimen tree producing ornamental flowers. Smaller leaves than the more common cherry laurel.

Portuguese Laurel (Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia)
Size (cm)
40/50 potted
Price1 - 10
Price11 - 30
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