Standard Portuguese Laurel Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia 25 Litre: Beautiful Large Head, chunky stemmed Standard Portuguese Laurel. Prunus Lusitanica is a smaller leaved variety of Laurel, they make a super alternative to the more traditional topiary standards such as Bay Trees and Buxus and Ilex, leaves are a glossy dark green and keep colour throughout even the harshest winters. During the earlier summer months, May to July, depending on climate, fragrant white flowers appear, these are followed by red fruits which ripen to black. These are relatively quick growing trees, the standard stem will not grow taller but will get thicker, heads are currently around 50cm in diameter and should be trimmed a couple of times a year to keep it nice and compact. Laurel even is standard form is extremely hardy it does best planted in full sun, and requires no winter protection, they will happily sit in pots or the ground all winter.
What to expect: These are beautiful well established plants planted in 25 litre pots with a head size of around 50cm, clear stem is approximately 80/90cm, giving them a total height excluding the pot of approximately 130/140cm, exactly like the pictures.
Due to size and weight, these plants are delivered by overnight pallet service, this is classed as a kerbsde delivery, please keep this in mind if your property is difficult to access, we will contact you prior to dispatch to arrange a convenient day.
Also available with 120/125cm stem, pictures 4 & 5 £125.00 please contact us for details.