Portuguese Laurel Hedging Plants 3L Pots 60-80cm

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Portuguese Laurel Hedging

Portuguese Laurels are one of the most popular evergreen hedging plants that we sell because they make superb formal hedges. These plants in 3 Litre pots will make a superb hedge when planted at 2.5 or 3 plants per metre.

Portuguese Laurel hedging, crafted from the Prunus lusitanica species, is a popular choice for creating lush and attractive hedges in landscaping. Also known as Portugal Laurel, this evergreen shrub boasts glossy, dark green leaves, fragrant white flowers, and red berries. Its versatile nature makes it suitable for various garden designs, whether forming a formal boundary or adding aesthetic appeal to more informal settings.

Planting Portuguese Laurel hedges involves selecting a well-drained site with adequate sunlight, and the species is known for its adaptability to different soil types. When properly spaced and planted, the hedge develops into a dense and vibrant green screen. Regular watering, especially during dry spells, contributes to the health and vitality of Portuguese Laurel hedges.

One of the distinctive features of Portuguese Laurel is its responsiveness to pruning. This allows for the shaping and maintenance of the hedge to the desired size and form. Whether trimmed neatly for a formal look or left to grow more naturally, Portuguese Laurel hedges bring a touch of elegance to outdoor spaces.

Portuguese Laurel is hardy and generally resistant to pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance choice for hedging. Its ability to thrive in various climates adds to its appeal, and it can tolerate coastal conditions while benefiting from protection in colder regions during severe winters.

Portuguese Laurel hedging offers a versatile and aesthetically pleasing solution for those seeking a vibrant and evergreen hedge. Whether for privacy, ornamental purposes, or both, Portuguese Laurel hedges contribute to the beauty and functionality of garden landscapes. Regular care, including thoughtful planting, watering, and occasional pruning, ensures the longevity and attractiveness of this popular hedge.

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Prunus Lusitanica, Portugal Laurel

  • Plants are 60-80cm in height
  • Recommended Planting Density 2.5 – 3 per metre
  • Slower growing than Cherry Laurel & more suitable as a formal hedge
  • Evergreen shrub, producing white flowers in Spring and followed by berries in Winter
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