What is the growth rate of laurel?

LaurelGrowth Rate Per Year
Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)60cm (2ft)
Portugal Laurel (Prunus lusitanica)45cm (18”)
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)40cm (16”)

Note that this growth rate is under ideal conditions for growth:

  • A sheltered site in full sun
  • Good fertile soil
  • Plenty of water

Any conditions less than ideal will result in a slower growth rate.

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