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Otto Luyken English Laurel

Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

Pronunciation: PROO-nus lar-oh-ser-AY-sus
SKU #06715
6-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Spreading
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Euonymus (Euonymus); Spirea (Spiraea); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Holly (Ilex); Lilyturf (Liriope)
CARE
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.

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