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Q.Bay tree situation?

Zone Whitley bay Tyne and wear | Anonymous added on April 24, 2020 | Answered

I have a bay shrub that is very close to the house. It is now about 10 feet tall, and about a metre wide at the base. I really like it but…. Shall I take it out and buy another to plant further down the garden? I’m worried about the house and drains etc.

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Answered on April 24, 2020

Foundation shrubs should be about 3 feet from the house and trees should be about 15 feet. While it looks OK now, bay trees can get up to 40 feet tall.

You might consider trying to transplant it. Here is more information:



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