Portuguese Laurel | Prunus lusitanica 'Angustifolia' (2 Litre | 30-40cm)
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Portuguese Laurel, scientifically known as Prunus lusitanica 'Angustifolia,' is an elegant evergreen shrub celebrated for its slender, dark green leaves and its ability to add a touch of sophistication to any landscape. With its compact and upright growth habit, this plant is well-suited for hedges, screens, or as a standalone feature. Portuguese Laurel is a low-maintenance plant that thrives in various soil conditions, making it a versatile choice for different garden settings.
Why We Like It
- Slender, dark green leaves exude an elegant and refined aesthetic.
- Compact and upright growth habit is ideal for hedges or screens.
- Adaptable to different soil conditions, providing versatility in landscaping.
What to Know
- Plant in well-draining soil to prevent waterlogging.
- Prefers full sun to partial shade for optimal growth.
- Regular watering during the establishment phase is important.
- Prune lightly in early spring to maintain shape and promote denser growth.
- Watch for common pests like aphids and caterpillars and take appropriate measures.
Flower Colour Prunus lusitanica 'Angustifolia' produces small, fragrant white flowers, but its foliage is the primary ornamental feature.
Flowering Months The plant typically flowers in late spring to early summer, generally in the months of May and June.
Height and Spread When fully grown, Prunus lusitanica 'Angustifolia' reaches a height of approximately 200-300 centimeters with a similar spread. Its compact nature makes it suitable for hedges or screens while providing an elegant and refined appearance.