Laurus nobilis – Bay Tree
DESCRIPTION: Naturally conical-shaped, evergreen tree or shrub with glossy, dark green, leathery leaves used for cooking
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright and dense
FOLIAGE: Deep green tough aromatic foliage. Glossy green and oval in shape.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Yellow fluffy flowers in spring
BARK: Reddish brown branches.
GROWTH RATE: Slow
LANDSCAPE USES: Hedging, topiary, culinary, screen
TOLERANCES: Prefers a full sun to part shade position. Frost, wind, and coastal tolerant
TREE CARE: Responds well to pruning. Plant in well drained soil and fertilise in Spring and Autumn for best results.