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Mountain-Laurel Kalmia latifolia

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: 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:
The Mountain-Laurel falls into the following type(s): 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.

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