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Prunus lusitanica ornamental cherry trees

  • Flowering month: June
  • Blossom colour: White
The Portuguese Laurel is a dense small evergreen flowering cherry tree.

Prunus lusitanica ornamental cherry trees for sale

Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Prunus lusitanica - the Portuguese Laurel - is an evergreen flowering cherry. The main attraction is the dark green shiny leaves.

The tiny white flowers are borne in long cascading tresses in June, and have a delicate scent. There are usually tiny purple fruitlets in the autumn - not suitable for humans but attractive to birds.

Prunus lusitanica is very easy to grow, very hardy, and can be pruned at any time. It remains a small tree, with a dense spreading habit. It is a good choice as a large patio plant, and can be treated as an alternative to the traditional patio bay tree.


Prunus lusitanica characteristics


  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climatesWarm climates


  • Disease resistanceAverage


  • Flowering monthJune
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourPurple