Planting a laurel hedge is easy to do yourself. The laurel is a real eye-catcher in the garden, grows quickly and is sight-proof, which creates privacy in the garden. Laurel trees do not grow very quickly, so you will need to be patient before you reach the desired height and density.
The best time to plant a laurel hedge is in autumn or early spring. In doing so , make sure that the soil is not too wet or frozen. Water the hedge regularly during the first summer after planting so that it can grow well. A laurel hedge planted in autumn will need less water than one planted in spring because the roots have time to develop better before winter.
In this article we give tips on how to plant a laurel hedge.
When planting a laurel hedge, make sure to:
- Choose a spot in your garden that gets enough sun and where the soil is not too wet or frozen.
- Plant the laurel trees at least 30 cm apart from each other.
- Water the hedge regularly during the first summer after planting.
With these tips, planting a laurel hedge is easy to do yourself. The hedge will be an eye-catcher in your garden and provides privacy. You can choose from various species for a laurel hedge in your garden:
- Laurel Caucasica
- Laurel Novita
- Laurel Rotundifolia
- Laurel Genolia
- Laurel Etna
- Laurel Herbergii
- Laurel Otto Luyken
- Portuguese Laurel