Scientific Name: Prunus lusitanica Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Portugal laurel Texture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Invasive plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Blue, Black, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Screening
Key ID Features:Leaves about 8 cm long, alternate, glossy dark green with undulating serrated margin (red petiole and red stems distinguish it from P. laurocerasus).