tree, shrub

Laurus nobilis | Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay

The leaf of this plant is the classic bay leaf used in cooking. It can be grown as a tree or shrub. Adapts well to container culture, helpful when below-freezing temperatures are forecast. Simply move plants to a protected location. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 30 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring