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LAUREL, PORTUGAL
Prunus lusitanica, Portuguese Laurel

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height15ft (4.6m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height4-10ft (1.2-3m)Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*9in (23cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesYes
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenYesChalky SoilYes
 

This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Award of Garden Merit
Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Warning: Some parts of this plant are poisonous.

LAUREL, PORTUGAL (Prunus lusitanica) (Portuguese Laurel)
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Useful dense evergreen with pointed dark green glossy leaves on red stems. White, scented flowers appear in June in long slender racemes, followed by small red fruits which turn black in winter. Prefers medium to light shade but tolerant of deep shade and full sunlight. Any soil including shallow chalk.
HEDGE Trim in June/July. For hedges 4-10ft (1.2-3m). Plant 18-24ins (45-60cm) apart.
SHRUB/TREE 15ft x 20ft (4.6m x 6m).

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 Price per plant for 
1+5+50+250+
 Pg 8-12ins
20-30cm
2.992.792.582.23

Pg = Pot grown.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance18ins/45cm
apart
24ins/60cm
apart
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TypeSizePricePrice
Pg  8-12ins
20-30cm
  

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