Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

Common Name: Cherrylaurel

Popular evergreen choice!  Compact habit, dark green leaves, fragrant white flowers, sun or shade tolerant.  Will even bloom in the shade.  Cold hardy, low maintenance, durable and attractive. 

More About Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'

  • Exceptional compact evergreen shrub.
  • Fragrant white flowers.


3-4 ft


6-8 ft

Hardiness Zone:

6 to 8

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' Characteristics


  • Border or Bed
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Great Foliage
  • Screening/Hedge
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Foundation Plant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Naturalizing


  • Full sun to shade

Foliage Color

  • Dark Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Season of Interest

  • Year round

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring Bloomer

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained


  • White - Spring