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Mountain-Laurel Kalmia latifolia

Mountain-Laurel - Kalmia latifolia
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This broadleaf evergreen bears attractive pink to deep rose flowers beginning in May or June. Slow growth rate and reaches 8' at maturity.

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Zones 4 - 9 Zones 4 - 9
Hardiness Zones 4 - 9
The Mountain-Laurel can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. View Map
Ornamental Tree Ornamental Tree
Type of tree
Ornamental Trees, Shrubs
7' - 15' High 7' - 15' High
Mature Height
The Mountain-Laurel grows to be 7' - 15' feet in height.
7' - 15' Spread 7' - 15' Spread
Mature Spread
The Mountain-Laurel has a spread of about 7' - 15' at full maturity.
Slow Growth Slow Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a slow growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
Sun
This Mountain-Laurel does well in full sun.
Various Soils Various Soils
Soil
The Mountain-Laurel grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well drained soils.
Rounded Shape Rounded Shape
Shape
This Mountain-Laurel has rounded shape.
Description

This broadleaf evergreen bears attractive pink to deep rose flowers beginning in May or June. Slow growth rate and reaches 8' at maturity.