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PRUNUS laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

Commonly known as Cherry laurel, Common laurel

LAURELS

Dwarf cherry laurel
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - narrow, pointed, dark-green leaves to 11cm (4½in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - upright racemes of small flowers in spring followed by cherry-like red-black berries.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade - tolerates shade but flowering and fruiting inhibited.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - frequently flowers again in autumn. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies, moths.
  • Pests & Diseases - generally trouble free.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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