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Prunus lusitanica - Portugal Laurel

Product Description

Portugal Laurel

Grown as a Tree

A large evergreen shrub or small tree with dark green glossy foliage and reddish stems. If left to grow, Prunus lusitanica makes a very interesting evergreen tree with sprays of small, slightly fragrant, white flowers in spring followed by small red fruits turning to dark purple but it is most often planted as an excellent evergreen hedge.

Grown as a Hedge

Portugal Laurel is quite different looking to other laurels and has smaller leaves which makes it ideal for clipping and it can even be used for topiary. It is slower growing than common Laurel and suitable for keeping as low as 3 ft or as a tall hedge. Prunus lusitanica is very attractive and has a real touch of class about it.
It will thrive in any well-drained soil, even shallow chalky ones or heavy clay. It is very hardy & will grow in shade but is not suitable for very exposed sites. Drought tolerant once established.


Site: Semi sheltered
Soil: Any well-drained soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Year round colour
Hardiness: Hardy to -15°C
Height: 15ft (5m)  Spread: 15ft (5m)
Hedging Spacings: 18’’(45cm) for hedges up to 6ft. Space 2ft (60cm) apart for hedges 6ft+

Potted plants can be ordered & delivered at any time of year, if in stock.

Bareroot plants can be ordered, when in stock, for delivery from November to April.

For more info on bareroot delivery dates CLICK HERE

Size
€4.95
Maximum quantity available reached.

13cm Pot (9''-1ft)

QuantityPrice Each
0 - 9 €4.95
10 - 49 €4.90
50 - 99 €4.85
100 + €4.80

2-3ft Bareroot (Too bulky for Mail Order - Collection only)

QuantityPrice Each
0 - 9 €5.00
10 - 49 €4.90
50 - 99 €4.70
100 + €4.50

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Order can be placed online for Delivery or Collection

MAIL ORDER:

Packing & delivery charges within The Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland are €15 per order.

If your full order is in stock, we usually deliver within a week to 10 days of receiving your order, often sooner. We will get in touch if there are any issues with availability - see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

 

DELIVERY:

Shipping times are usually within 3 to 10 working days from when we receive your order. We are currently using An Post, DPD and Prompto Courier companies.

COVID 19 Update - Shipping times make take longer than usual, please check the front page of our website for updates. 

Once your order has shipped it may arrive the next day or it can take 2 or 3 days for the parcels to arrive, we take special care to pack our plants in such a way that they will still arrive in perfect condition after several days in transit.


Delivery charges to the
rest of the UK are as follows:

€20 for orders up to €100
€35 for orders up to €250
€50 for orders over €250

Please note, there are some height (1.75m max) and other restrictions on what we can ship to the rest of the UK, we will let you know if there are any issues when you place your order.

Delivery charges are calculated & added to your order at the checkout stage.

- see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

COLLECTION FROM THE NURSERY:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the nursery, we just require 24 to 48 hours notice and we will be in touch with any issues with availability and to let you know that your order is ready. Orders must be collected within 2 weeks of placing the order unless otherwise agreed. Please use the discount code COLLECT at the checkout to avail of free collection.

COLLECTION FROM SHOWS:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the various shows we attend around the country - from April to September. See more info about the shows we attend HERE

POTTED PLANTS:

BAREROOT PLANTS:

Please note. Heights given are approximate and reflect the relative age
and strength of plants as well as their actual height. 

For more information about choosing Potted or Bareroot plants click HERE

OUR PROMISE TO YOU...

RANGE
We source our plants from the very best growers in Ireland and beyond, each plant is chosen for its Useful, Fruitful or Beautiful attributes and its value to the Irish garden & landscape, we strive to stock an outstanding range, from native to unusual & rare.


ENVIRONMENT
We manage our nursery on organic principles, all our potting, planting, lifting & weeding is done by hand & we use peat free compost, we strive to have the least impact on the planet as possible and are always looking for ways we can improve.


QUALITY
Plant quality is especially important to us. When we gather your order, we pick the best possible size & shape for the grade & always check for healthy roots & grafts. We take plant health very seriously and inspect our nursery for any signs of pests & disease regularly.


SERVICE
We have a skilled team who go to great lengths to make our plants arrive to you in the best possible condition, our priority is to supply an inspiring range of top quality plants with excellent customer service whether you are using our Mail Order Service or calling to the Nursery & Garden Centre.


We are a passionate team who love what we do and are always available to offer advice or answer any questions - by phone 027 66176 or by email info@futureforests.ie and very much in person, our nursery is open 7 days a week.

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