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'Rotundifolia' is vigorous, bushy and upright in habit, reaching a height of 5m. Oblong, glossy leaves are twisted around upon themselves, and are pale green beneath. Cup-shaped fragrant white flowers in upright racemes 5-12cm long in mid and late spring are followed by cherry-like red fruits, ripening to black.

Makes an excellent evergreen hedge, formal or informal.


  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Bushy

  • Fragrance Flower

  • ToxicityLeaves and fruits may be harmful if ingested

  • Hardiness H5


  • Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade


  • Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed


  • Moisture Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

  • Soil Chalk, Loam, Sand, Clay

  • pH Acid, Neutral, Alkaline



  • Ultimate height 4-8 metres

  • Ultimate spread 2.5-4 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 5-10 years

Prunus laur. 'Rotundifolia'

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