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Growing to a general height and width of five to eight feet ( to 2 m.), cutting back mountain laurels may occasionally be necessary to fit the space they are in.
To learn how to prune mountain laurel shrubs, click on this article for more information.
To radically change the shape of an established laurel hedge - significantly reducing the height or perhaps making an arch to walk through - mid-winter is the best time for ferocious surgery. You can be brutal, laurel cut to the ground will just grow back.
It grows 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide.
Jan 13, Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is a showy, evergreen, shade-tolerant shrub that flowers from late spring to early bushfelling.clubin laurel grows best in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 4 to 9.
This shrub has a mounded look when young, but it. Nov 16, Cut back mountain laurels to an overall height of 6 inches to 1 foot when they become leggy -- lose foliage in the bottom third of the plant -- or no longer flower well in the late winter to early.
Laurel can be trimmed or pruned to the height you require and, if it grows too big, it can be cut back as hard as you like – right back to the stump if necessary – and it will re-grow quickly into a new hedge.