Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel

Prunus laurocerasus ‘Otto Luyken’

  • Size: 3-4’ Tall and 6-8’ Wide
  • Growth Habit: Upright shrub, spreads
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade
  • Soil Requirements: moist, nutrient rich, well-drained soils
  • Appeal: Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel is a compact cherry laurel that is commonly used to make a small hedge. It is a broad leaved evergreen with dense branching pattern. It has small white flowers in clusters that bloom in spring and are fragrant. Birds like the black fruits that appear after the flowers. Deer resistant.