Area of origin: Europe.
Height up to 3 m, width up to 3 m (9,8').
Evergreen, bright green.
Tolerant to -15Â°C.
Shade to full sun.
Properties and uses:
Beautiful flowers in spring in bunches followed by black drupes which are poisonous to people but edible by birds. Ideal for creating screening hedges.
List of Laurels:
• Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis), small scented greeny yellow flowers, dislikes chalky soil
• 'Otto luyken' Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'), dark green leaves, narrow and upright, fragrant blossom early summer and autumn, adult height 1,50m, dislikes chalky soil
• Portugal Laurel (Prunus lusitanica), shiny green foliage, white flowers in June, can be used in hedges