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Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'/Otto Luyken Laurel Cherry

Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' / Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'
Typical spreading form of the Otto Luyken laurel cherry
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Typical spreading form of the Otto Luyken laurel cherry

Glossy evergreen foliage

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Scientific Name: Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'
Common Name: Otto Luyken Laurel Cherry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Clusters of tiny cup-shaped, white flowers in spring followed by black fruit in summer. Is a large, spreading evergreen shrub with large, glossy, dark green leaves and a hardy constitution. Used in foundation plantings, in borders or screens.