Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia Portuguese Laurel Standard 150cm


Prunus lusitanica ‘Angustifolia’ (Portuguese Laurel – Standard Form)

Plant Fact File:

  • Current Height (Including Stem): 100 cm
  • Head (Canopy) Size: 50 cm
  • Mature Height (Including Stem): Up to 4 meters (Head Included)
  • Mature Spread: Up to 2 meters (Head Included)
  • Season of Interest: Year-round (evergreen)
  • Foliage Type: Evergreen
  • Fragrant: Yes (fragrant flowers)
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Hardiness: Generally hardy
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral
  • Soil Type: Well-draining soil


Prunus lusitanica ‘Angustifolia,’ also known as Portuguese Laurel in standard form, is a versatile and evergreen tree known for its dense, glossy foliage and its fragrant, creamy-white flowers. With a 100 cm stem and a 50 cm head (canopy), this Portuguese Laurel standard is an excellent choice for adding year-round beauty and structure to your garden or outdoor space.

The standard form means that the plant has been trained to have a defined stem with a compact, rounded canopy. At its current size, the stem reaches a height of 100 cm, and the head (canopy) has a diameter of 50 cm. When fully mature, the entire standard plant typically reaches a total height of up to 4 meters, including the stem and head, with a spread of up to 2 meters.

The standout feature of Prunus lusitanica ‘Angustifolia’ is its dense, dark green foliage, which provides an attractive backdrop in the garden. In late spring to early summer, it produces small, fragrant, creamy-white flowers that add to its charm.

Prunus lusitanica ‘Angustifolia’ in standard form is generally hardy and adaptable. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH.