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Portuguese Laurel 30-40cm


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Portuguese Laurel in Bareroot: Easy Planting for Instant Beauty

  1. Botanical Name: Prunus lusitanica (Portuguese Laurel)
  2. Family: Rosaceae
  3. Type: Evergreen shrub
  4. Size: Height: 3 to 6 meters (10 to 20 feet) Width: 2 to 4 meters (7 to 13 feet)
  5. Foliage: Glossy, dark green leaves, New growth has a reddish tint
  6. Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
  7. Soil: Well-draining soil Tolerant of various soil types
  8. Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Planting Tips for Quick and Lush Greenery:

  1. Planting Time: Late fall to early spring
  2. Soil Preparation: Amend the soil with organic matter for improved fertility.
  3. Hole Preparation: Dig a hole wide enough to accommodate the spread of the roots.
  4. Bare Root Placement: Place the bare root in the center of the hole and spread the roots.
  5. Backfilling: Fill the hole with soil, firming it gently around the roots.
  6. Watering: Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil consistently moist during the establishment period.

Caring for Your Portuguese Laurel Hedge:

  1. Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.
  2. Pruning: Prune to shape the plant and encourage bushiness in late winter or early spring.
  3. Fertilization: Feed with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring.
  4. Disease Resistance: Generally resistant to common diseases, but monitor for any signs of issues.
  5. Winter Care: Water well in late fall before the ground freezes to prevent winter desiccation.
  6. Pests: Watch for aphids and scale insects; treat if necessary.
  7. Wind Tolerance: Portuguese Laurel is known for its good wind tolerance.


Delivery Times Ireland 3-5 working days


Actual Height

Growth rate
30-40 cm per year

Planting Distance
3-4 per meter


Actual Height
30-40 cm


Growth Rate
30-40 cm per year


Planting Distance
3-4 per meter