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Carefully Packaged UK Grown Trees

Prunus lusitanica Tree

Portuguese Laurel

from From £39.99 (ex. VAT)
( £47.99 (ex. VAT) inc. VAT)
  • Common name: Portuguese Laurel
  • Seasons of interest: Year round

This hardy, evergreen tree has many uses. It can pruned to create a topiary form, planted as a screen or hedge, makes a fantastic windbreak and a brilliant dark foil for other plants. The foliage is dark green and glossy and striking against new red shoots. Fragrant racemes of creamy white flowers are produced in April-May followed by red fruits that turn to black. This useful evergreen tree will tolerate most soil types that are well-drained, including chalky soils when planted in full sun or partial shade. Exposure and heavier shade can be tolerated. Expect 5 x 6 meters in 20 years when grown as a single specimen.

If chosen to grow as a hedging or screening plant, then we would recommend planting - 2-3 plants per metre.

Variety Root Type Height Now Form ? Price Qty Basket
Prunus lusitanica Prunus lusitanica
12L pot 150-200cm Pruned & Shaped Tree £39.99 (ex. VAT)
Prunus lusitanica Prunus lusitanica
12L pot 200-250cm Pruned & Shaped Tree £44.99 (ex. VAT)
Prunus lusitanica Prunus lusitanica
45L pot 2.5 - 3.0m Standard Tree approx 8-10cm girth £169.99 (ex. VAT)
Prunus lusitanica Prunus lusitanica
45L pot 3.0 - 3.5m Premium Standard Tree approx 10-12cm girth £199.99 (ex. VAT)
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Please note: Sunday 17th December is the last order date for Christmas delivery (excludes pleached and mature trees which have an earlier deadline).

Delivery Timescales

All trees are carefully packed by our experienced team. Most deliveries are made within a week of placing the order, with many being despatched to our tried and tested couriers within 24 hours. To be on the safe side allow up to 10 working days for despatch. These trees are sent on a 'no signature required' basis, so there's no need to be in to receive your delivery. You can give instructions on where to leave it via the checkout or send us an email (sales@ornamental-trees.co.uk).

There is a slightly longer timescale on pleached and mature trees (trees over 2.5m in height) because we group orders together by geographic area for specialist delivery - we will contact these customers to notify them of the delivery date and whether the delivery driver needs help unloading the trees.

Gift trees and other trees required for arrival on a specific date can be accommodated with pleasure at no extra charge, although we accept no legal responsibility for late deliveries.

Our nursery is a busy despatch centre and therefore customers need to make an appointment to collect or view trees.  For collections, despatch charges will be refunded.

 

Delivery Costs

1 small tree (most trees with a height under 1.5 metres) : £7.95 + vat

1 medium tree (most trees with a height of 1.5-2 metres) or 2-4 small trees: £9.95 + vat

2+ medium trees or 5+ small trees: £12.95 + vat

1-4 large trees (trees too large to fit in a box): £19.95 + vat

Mature trees, pleached trees or 5+ large trees: Cost is calculated in the checkout process and varies by postcode. You can buy as many trees as you want for the same delivery cost and so it can work out to be economical.

The above prices exclude the Scottish Highlands, where delivery starts from £24.95 + vat and is calculated in the checkout process.

 

Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Non Mainland UK

Our courier charges are not viable for just one or two trees, but if you have a larger requirement then please do speak to us and we'll see if we can find a solution.