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10 Portugal laurel Hedging Prunus Lusitanica 20-30cm, Evergreen Hedging Plants


10 Portugal laurel / Prunus lusitanica 20-30cm Tall In 9cm Pots


Like its close relative the cherry laurel, this species from Spain and Portugal is usually planted to make a large hedge, screen or windbreak


Growing Details:

Common Name: Portugal laurel
Genus: Prunus
Species: lusitanica
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Dry
Height: 2000cm
Spread: 1500cm
Spacing: 3 Plants Per Metre



It is a very beautiful shrub in its own right though, eventually making a large shapely tree if allowed to grow naturally. The leaves are an attractive shade of green, reddish when young and on red stalks, while the white flowers in early summer smell sweetly of hawthorn. It is hardier and more versatile even than cherry laurel, and withstands clipping into formal shapes

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  1. Portuguese Laurel Delivery. 4

    Posted by Peter Jones on 16th Mar 2019

    Delivery was very good - despatched on Thurs/Friday, received on Monday 11th March. Plants were received in good condition, ready to be planted. The plants were all within the correct height range that I ordered, but none of them has that distinctive red stem that is a feature of Portuguese Laurel - are they a variety which lacks this feature ? I have not managed to plant them yet because of storm Gareth, and I have also been recovering from a cold. Hopefully this weekend if the weather permits.

  2. very good 5

    Posted by phyllis mccouid on 4th Dec 2018

    I find beechwood trees alway's supply good quality plants

  3. Great Service 5

    Posted by Unknown on 16th Jun 2018

    Arrived promptly. Well packaged. All looking good so far.
    Would definitely recommend

  4. Great fast service 5

    Posted by Unknown on 17th May 2017

    Arrived 2 days after purchasing them, lovely bushy baby laurels. All planted, watered and fed, so far so good. Would definitely recommend.

  5. Great plants 5

    Posted by Gail on 5th May 2017

    Arrived well packed with plenty of straw packing them in. Planted them straight away - looking good at the moment - need to keep them well watered. Thanks for the prompt service.