– An evergreen large bushy shrub/spreading small tree. Glossy dark green leaves with slender spikes of small, scented white flowers in Summer.
Slow growing at first.CULTURAL
- Prefers a moist well drained soil in a sunny to partly shaded position. For best results fertilise with a long term slow release fertilizer in early Spring, and prune to shape when required. Will tolerate dry periods and is frost hardy when established.LANDSCAPE USE
- A very effective hedging/screening plant that can be kept clipped from 1-4 metres, or left to grow into a small spreading tree. Its dark glossy green leaves will provide an ideal backdrop for other plants in the garden, and is very showy when in full flower.
| Prunus lustitanica
clipped as a formal hedge1.2m high.
Can be grown as a taller hedge if required