When should I plant Portuguese Laurel hedging?
Portuguese Laurel can be planted at any time during the year, as long as the ground is not frozen and the plants are provided with plenty of water during the warmer months.
How far apart do you plant Laurel plants?
You will need to place your Laurel hedges between 2 and 3ft apart. This does, of course, depend on how quickly you want an established hedge, and the initial plant size (if planting 40/60cm tall plants, you will need at least 3 plants per metre).
How to plant your Portuguese Laurel:
First, make sure the location your will be planting your Portuguese Laurel in, is in either full sun or partial shade and the soil is moist-to-dry with no waterlogging complications. The soil type is not an issue.
Plant your Portuguese Laurel in a hole that is a little bigger than the root ball and add extra soil to fill it back up, once planted. The gently pack it down to secure the plant and remove any air bubbles. Water it well to help the roots establish well and effectively.