Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

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  • Common Name: Cherrylaurel
  • Plant Story:

    A compact cultivar, Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' features dark green ovate, leaves with creamy white, flower spikes that five way to inconspicuous black fruits. The fruits are inedible for humans but beloved by birds.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 6-8
  • Height: 3-4 ft
  • Spread: 6-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:
  • Suggested Uses: Hedge or specimen
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Shot hole disease, powdery mildew, and root rot
  • Form: Compact
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Prune after flowering. Prefer sun in cooler areas (zone 6) or shadier conditions in hotter areas (zon


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