Portugal laurel, Portuguese cherry laurel, Portuguese laurel
P. lusitanica - P. lusitanica is a dense, bushy, spreading, evergreen shrub or small tree with dark red shoots, ovate to elliptic, glossy, dark green leaves and, in early summer, racemes of small, cup-shaped, fragrant, white flowers followed by red fruit that ripen to black.
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fruit may cause severe discomfort when ingested
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Eventual size - 15m x 12m