How quickly does cherry laurel grow?
Cherry Laurel hedging has a relatively fast growth rate of around 30 – 60cm per year, making it an economical way to achieve height. In fact, Cherry Laurel can easily grow to between 20 – 30ft high over time, but it is easy to maintain to a lower height.
How do you plant a laurel hedge?
- Clear the area where you are going to plant the hedge. Remove any grass, weeds, brambles or other plants from the area where the hedge is going to be planted.
- Dig the holes or trench.
- Put the plant in the hole.
- Fill the soil back into the hole.
- Stake the plant.
Does cherry laurel make a good hedge?
Cherry Laurel is often referred to as Common Laurel or Prunus hedging and boasts large, glossy green foliage all-year-round. It is an excellent choice of hedge plant for dense evergreen hedging and makes an effective privacy screen.