Prunus laurocerasus 'OTTO LUYKEN'

Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus laurocerasus  'OTTO LUYKEN'
cherry laurel, common laurel, English laurel
SIZE/TYPE low or groundcovering
USUAL HEIGHT 0.5-1.5m
USUAL WIDTH 2-3m
LEAVES evergreen broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS less showy but noticeable
COLOUR OF FLOWERS white
BLOOMING TIME April - May
LOCATION semi-shade to shade
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Evergreen broadleaf
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We are specialists in evergreen plants and we offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. English (cherry) laurel is probably the most common and reliable species.

Otto Luyken is probably the best known and the hardiest selection among cherry laurels. It is a small, healthy shrub, which predominantly spreads to sides. It reaches no more than 1,5m in many years, therefore can be used be used for planting under trees or as a ground cover.

Pointed leaves are glossy and deep green. Compound flowers are white, fragrant and appear in April, followed by very ornamental but poisonous fruits. It is common that second flowering occurs in early autumn. This cherry laurel flowers profusely.

It needs slightly acidic, normal to fertile, moist soil, and extra watering in frost-free periods in winter. It will grow in full sun, part shade or full shade. Only in full sun it will be dense and more compact with plentiful of flowers. Fully hardy to -27°C (USDA zone 5b) and withstands short spells of -29°C.
SIZES and PRICES
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Prunus laurocerasus height 30-40 cm
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Prunus laurocerasus height 30-40 cm
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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