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Prunus lusitanica


Prunus lusitanica

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Tall bushy tree with red glossy branchlets. Large shiny dark green oval leaves, paler underneath. Large dense clusters of scented small white flowers in summer, followed by dark purple berries. Hardy to all but very dry conditions. Used often to create a dense dark green hedge, very attractive.

 
Genus
Prunus
Species   lusitanica
Cultivar  

Common name
Portugal laurel cherry

Family name
Rosaceae
Place of origin
Portugal


DETAILS
Height
4 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Immaculate / Magnificent / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Trees

Category
Medium 10 to 18 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 & PB 28 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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