Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica

Portuguese Laurel hedging is slightly different then its close cousin. This Laurel has smart dark glossy green leaves, on beautiful red stems. During summer clusters of white flowers followed by small red fruit, which turn black in autumn. It can grow up to 45cm per year if provided with adequate quantities of food and water.

Plant Spacing:
Pot Grown / Root Balled - Best planted in a single row.
60cm - 80cm 3 plants per metre. 80cm - 100cm 2.5 plants per metre.
100cm - 125cm 2 plants per metre. 125cm - 150cm 2 plants per metre.
150cm - 175cm 2 plants per metre. 175cm - 200cm 2 plants per metre.

Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese Laurel Hedge - Prunus lusitanica
 
 

Key Facts
White flowers Likes sun or shade Likes all types of soil Evergreen Full hardy Coastal area friendly
Good nesting for birds Annual growth 10cm to 20cm Final height 9.0m Final spread 4.5m

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