PRUNUS LUSITANCIA

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS IS AN EVERGREEN SHUB WITH A BUSHY HABBIT. IT HAS SMALL WHITE FLOWERS IN SUMMER.

 

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A NORTH/EAST/WEST/SOUTH FACING GARDEN. IT CAN WITHSTAND A SHELTERED OR EXPOSED POSITION IN A SANDY, CHALK, CLAY, LOAM SOIL

 

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 20-50 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT 12+ METERS. SPREAD 8+ METERES.

 

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

THIS PLANT IS IN PRUNING GROUP 1. CAN SUFFER FROM VINE WEEVIL, LEAF MINING MOTHS AND THE DISEASES POWDERY MILDEW.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

DROUGHT RESISTANT HEDGING & SCREENS LOW MAINTENANCE

COMMON NAME

Portuguese laurel

 sun  rain
Full Sun / Part Shade Moist but well drained
 cold  cold
H5 (-10 to -15) Leaves and fruit are harmful if eaten

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