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Portuguese laurel

Portuguese laurel
Latin name
Prunus lusitanica
Type
Hardy evergreen shrub
Final height
12m
Final width
8m
Situation
Full sun or partial shade
Flowering months
Summer (white)
Can it be multiplied?
By softwood cuttings (in early summer)
Edible?
No
Toxic?
Yes, if eaten
Pollinator friendly?
Yes
Plant care tip
Cut back plants in late spring or early summer to keep them looking tidy or to keep them to a certain size