A Laurel hedge is a vigorous evergreen hedging plant with large glossy leaves. Laurel hedges are excellent as a screening or privacy hedge and can be easily pruned in spring or late summer. Laurel hedging is a popular hedging plant in Ireland due to the hardiness of the hedge. We also offer Cherry Laurel and Portuguese Laurel
- Planting Laurel Hedging
This hedge should be planted 3 to the yard, laurel hedges can be planted in most soil conditions. The hedge can tolerate shade, and can also be grown in coastal areas which is popular for coastal towns and villages in Ireland. This makes it an excellent, low maintenance hedge suitable for any and all locations.
How tall & fast will a Laurel Hedge grow?
A typical laurel hedge will grow 12-24 inches per year. The hedge can be grown up to 5m in height with regular maintenance and pruning. This makes it a great hedge for creating shelter and privacy in your garden or other property. It is also an extremely popular and common hedge that can be found throughout Ireland. It is also a great hedge for the environment due to the biodiversity it brings as it attracts many species of bees, butterfly and local birds.
Maintenance of a Laurel Hedge
This hedging requires little maintenance. One of the most important factors to a healthy hedge is weed control. Weeds at the bottom of your hedge can stop your laurel hedge from growing down to the ground. Laurel hedging can be trimmed in late spring or early summer as the hedge will produce new shoots this time of year.
Our laurel hedges are bare root and lifted to order, they are bagged to keep fresh and ready for replanting.
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