“Dear seedling, why should I choose you? What are your five strongest points?” “Well, I always stand up straight. I grow faster than others. I have a very beautiful, bushy shape. Apart from that, I always look fresh and glossy. Oh, and I never call in sick!” “Perfect, you’re exactly what we’ve been looking for!”
Prunus laurocerasus ‘Greentorch’ has been selected for its gorgeous, upright shape. This seedling of Otto Luyken also stands out for its well-branched growth habit. The name ‘Greentorch’ has been chosen for a reason: it resembles a compact, green flame. ‘Greentorch’ is and looks extremely healthy. This strong Prunus is disease-tolerant. It grows strikingly fast with pointed, glossy and healthy green leaves. In spring, white flowers appear. ‘Greentorch’ is evergreen and winter hardy to -20° Celsius. It reaches a height of 200 cm and a width of 100 cm. Place the plant in moist, fertile and well-drained soil. Can be planted in sun to semi-shade. ‘Greentorch’ is superb as hedge and for landscaping. This fuss-free shrub won’t require much of your attention – just enjoy it!