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Prunus lusitanica
Portugal Laurel; Laurel 

Prunus lusitanica
Common name

Portugal Laurel; Laurel

Group

Shrubs

Family

Rosaceae

Description

Portugal Laurel; Laurel. A dense bushy shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Fragrant white flowers on pendent racemes in early summer; followed by red fruit ripening to black. Max Height 20m. Max Spread 20m. Flowers June to July. Fruits July. Full sun. Frost hardy. Seed kernels harmful if eaten. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Conical
Fragrance
Yes
Hardiness
Frost hardy
Toxicity
Seed kernels harmful if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Slow
Ultimate height
20m
Ultimate spread
20m

Colour

Flowers
White in June; July
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Red in July
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Sheltered site
Soil
Acidic
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Seed
Usage
Hedging
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Late winter Remove any dead or diseased wood; Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie; Feed; Mulch
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Honey fungus; Silver leaf

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Trolley
Regular 2 litre 40-60 cm --- £3.15 £ 1040
Regular 2 litre 60-80 cm --- £3.15 £ 307
Regular 3 litre 60-80 cm --- £3.15 £ 137
Regular 5 litre 60-80 cm --- £8.25 £ 66
Regular 10 litre 60-80 cm --- £13.25 £ 162
Regular 15 litre 100-125 cm --- £24.25 £ 49
Regular 20 litre 125-150 cm --- £38.80 £ 6
Regular 25 litre 100-125 cm --- £38.80 £ 6
Regular 25 litre 125-150 cm --- £41.20 £ 14
Regular 25 litre 150-175 cm --- £48.40 £ 8
Regular 25 litre 175-200 cm --- £54.50 £ 2
Standard RB Co Co Wrap 14-16 EHS --- £139.50 £ 3
Standard RB Co Co Wrap 16-18 EHS --- £198.00 £ 8