Otto Luyken English Laurel
Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'
|Description||A dwarf form of English laurel. This lush growing, compact, evergreen shrub offers year-round interest with glossy dark green leaves and showy, fragrant, creamy white flower spikes, followed by small black ornamental fruit. Dense foliage provides winter shelter for birds. Excellent as a hedge, background plant or privacy screen. Shade tolerant.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Accent|
|Design Ideas||This easy-care evergreen makes a great low-growing informal hedge for use as a divider or in front of a taller hedge. A fine year-round presence in the garden.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Euonymus (Euonymus); Spirea (Spiraea); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Holly (Ilex); Lilyturf (Liriope)|
|Care||Thrives in slightly deep, fertile, moist, humusy, well-drained soil; tolerates poor, sandy, or clay soils. Prefers more sun in cool climates, more shade in warmer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates dry shade. Feed in early spring. Prune after flowering to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
Your plant(s) are estimated to ship to Tennessee on or around February 18th, 2023, depending on weather and garden center orders. Because all plants respond to weather and other conditions while growing, we can not guarantee a ship date. We will only deliver plants once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards, and only when the garden center schedules a delivery. Thank you for your patience.
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.