Portuguese Laurel

Prunus Lusitanica

Portuguese laurel, Prunus lusitanica, produces a large, dense, evergreen hedge and excellent screen. Tolerates shade in well-drained, slightly acid to very alkaline soil.

Evergreen Portuguese laurel / Prunus lusitanica native to Portugal and Spain grows perfectly well in the UK and in recent years has been one of our most popular hedges.

Portuguese laurel / Prunus lusitanica will grow in sun to semi-shaded areas. It is known liked for its’ attractive glossy dark green leaves and red stems.