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Portuguese Laurel Hedging

Prunus Lusitanica - Portuguese Laurel are fantastic laurels that are a great alternative to the classic cherry Laurel.  They are more formal in appearance with their dark green, medium sized pointed foliage set against red stems. They are slower growing, you would get 1/2ft of growth a year. A lot tougher than the cherry laurel and can withstand exposed sites, perfect for the North of the country.  Planting Advice on Root Balls

Prunus Lusitanica Myrtifolia bear smaller leaves than most portuguese laurels and are considered the best for very tight clipping

Prunus Luistanica Selection has a larger, dark green, pointed foliage and is a little more open in its growth habbit

Trimming Prunus Hedging
 
They are very easy to prune and need to be done about twice a year. Once trimmed they form a lovely shaped hedge.
 
Dislikes
 
Prunus lusitanica don't really have any dislikes as they are happy to be grown in cold and exposed sites, heavy clay soils, even thrive in poor shallow chalky soils and suitable for full shade.
 
Feeding Prunus
 
They need just a general purpose feed such as chicken pellets or bonemeal

  1. 2litre

    Portuguese Laurel - Prunus Lusitanica 2 Litre Pot 50cm

    £5.50

    Prunus Lusitanica Makes a very attractive shrub with polished dark green leaves sat amongst red shoots. If using as a shrub then we do suggest planting at the back of the border or as hedge plant 2 to more to the metre

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  2. Prunus Lusitanica 5 Litre Pot 50-60cm

    Regular Price: £10.00

    Special Price £8.00

    Prunus Lusitanica are commonly known as  Portuguese laurels. They create lovely screens with their glossy evergreen foliage. If you want an excellent alternative to common laurel then these are for you. Plant 2 to the metre

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  3. Prunus Lusitanica Myrtifolia 5

    Prunus Lusitanica Myrtifolia 5 Litre Pot 60-80cm

    £14.00

    Prunus Lusitanica myrtifolia - extremely bushy and bursting with new breaks. Space at 2 per metre.

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  4. 10litre

    Prunus Lusitanica 10 Litre Pot 80-90cm

    £25.00

    Prunus Lusitanica - extremely bushy Space at 2 per metre or 3 for touching plants.

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  5. Prunus Lusitanica

    Prunus Lusitanica Trough 40cm

    £30.00

    Prunus Lusitanica are commonly known as  Portuguese laurels. They create lovely screens with their glossy evergreen foliage. If you want an excellent alternative to common laurel then these are for you. Troughs are 60cm long

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  6. Prunus Lusitanica

    Prunus Lusitanica Myrtifolia 30 Litre Pot 150-160cm

    £52.50

    Prunus Lusitanica are commonly known as  Portuguese laurels. They create lovely screens with their glossy evergreen foliage. If you want an excellent alternative to common laurel then these are for you. Plant 1 or 2 to the metre

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  7. Prunus Lusitanica

    Prunus Lusitanica Myrtifolia 60 Litre Pot 200/225cm

    £112.00

    Prunus Lusitanica are commonly known as  Portuguese laurels. They create lovely screens with their glossy evergreen foliage. If you want an excellent alternative to common laurel then these are for you.70/80cm wide - Plant 1 to the metre

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