Sweet Bay Laurel Trees
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Should I pinch the top of the plant so if will branch out

Zone orlando florida | bgpetrie added on September 12, 2015 | Answered

Instead of one stalk, will the bay leaf plant branch out to be fuller if I pinch off the top of the plant?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 15, 2015

Yes, you can prune it back to encourage a bushier growing pattern.

Do not cut more than 1/3 of the plant back at a time.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/bay/sweet-bay-leaf-tree.htm

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