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Otto Luyken Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

  • Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

    Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

  • Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

    Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

  • Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

    Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

  • Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel
  • Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel
  • Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

* Images shown are of mature plants

Otto Luyken Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

Shrubs & Hedges

Compact, Hardy Cherry Laurel With Fragrant, White Flowers!

  • Low-maintenance, drought and shade-tolerant
  • Glossy, evergreen leaves reminiscent of laurels
  • Inedible fruits that look like cherries

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Fragrant, White Flowers on a Low-Maintenance, Hardy Hedge Plant!

Add some flair to your front yard with the Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel! This compact plant has dark green, glossy leaves with a laurel-like shape. Plus, it’s tolerant to drought and shade for lower maintenance.

Enjoy evergreen leaves and fragrant white flowers on upright stems with this unique plant! Inject some lovely shape, color, and aroma into your hedge, garden, or mass planting with this bit of foliage.

In addition, this easy-to-care-for plant withstands drought and shade, so it can thrive in many atypical environments. You get heavy-blooming flowers, alongside inedible cherry-like fruits, for one seriously gorgeous display.

Brighten up your green space with the Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel. Buy yours today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Plant your Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel in a sunny or shady spot, in moist, well-drained, or loamy soils. Allow enough space for its outward growth, away from other plants. For cooler climates, this plant prefers more sun, while in warmer areas, it prefers to have more shade.

2. Watering: During the first growing season, water deeply and regularly to establish a strong root system. Once established, reduce watering frequency as this plant can tolerate dry shade.

3. Fertilizing: It's best to fertilize in early spring. This plant is capable of blooming even in heavy shade and is moderately tolerant to salt, but cannot tolerate heavy fertilization.

4. Pruning: If pruning is needed, it's best to prune after the plant has finished flowering and to use hand pruners. Shearing should be avoided as it can damage the leaves.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
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Product Details

Mature Height: 3-4 ft.
Mature Width: 6-8 ft.
Sunlight: Full to Part Sun
Blooms: Spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'
Does Not Ship To: AZ,OR
Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
Your Growing Zone: #
6-9 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉)

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