Mountain laurel shrubs are usually used as landscape plants, and can often be seen blooming in dappled shade under trees and taller shrubs. But can you grow mountain laurel in a pot? Click here to learn more about caring for mountain laurel in containers.
Mountain laurel usually remains green year round, so brown leaves on mountain laurels can be a sign of trouble. Determining the reason for brown mountain laurel leaves can be challenging and involves careful detective work. The following information may help.
Growing to a general height and width of five to eight feet (1.5 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.
Mountain laurels grow happily reproduce from seeds, but these won’t reliably reproduce hybrid cultivars. The only way to be sure of clones is with cutting propagation. Growing cuttings from mountain laurel is possible, but not always easy. Learn more here.
Plants lose leaves for a variety of reasons. In the case of mountain laurel leaf drop, fungal, environmental and cultural issues may be the cause. Figuring out which is the hard part but, once you do, most fixes are fairly easy. This article can help.
A sometimes overlooked North American native, mountain laurel is a very hardy, shade tolerant shrub that produces beautiful, showy flowers where many other plants will not. Learn more about mountain laurel water needs in this article.
Propagating from plants in your yard is cheaper and more rewarding. Growing new mountain laurels can be done by a couple of accepted methods: by seed and by cuttings. Find out how to propagate mountain laurel shrubs in this article.
If your mountain laurel has leaf spots or chlorotic foliage, you may be wondering, “Is my mountain laurel sick.” Like all plants, mountain laurels have their share of diseases. It is important to learn the signs of these diseases in order to treat them. This article will help.
Mountain laurels do not require coddling in your garden. However, if you live in an area with harsh weather, you may want to consider winter protection for mountain laurels. If you are wondering how to care for mountain laurels in winter, this article will help.
You can grow mountain laurel from seed or cuttings and produce one of these lovely bushes for your own garden. Click on this article to find out how to plant mountain laurel seeds along with some tips for optimal success.
Although mountain laurels are native shrubs, some gardeners feel that they grow better if you fertilize them. If you’d like to know how to fertilize mountain laurels or what to use for mountain laurel fertilizer, then this article can help.
Mountain laurel is a pretty flowering shrub that zone 5 through 9 gardeners like to use for screening, borders, and other yard elements. Unfortunately, there are a number of pests of mountain laurel that you will have to contend with. Learn what they are here.
If you follow some mountain laurel transplant guidelines, moving mountain laurels is a fairly easy task. So how do you transplant a mountain laurel? For tips on how to move a mountain laurel in the landscape, the following article will help.
Though these plants are generally trouble-free, there are some issues which may cause plant vigor to suffer when growing mountain laurel. What’s wrong with my mountain laurel, you ask? Find out about common problems with mountain laurels here and how to fix them.