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Laurus nobilis
Bay Laurel; Sweet Bay 

Laurus nobilis
Common name

Bay Laurel; Sweet Bay

Group

Shrubs

Family

Lauraceae

Description

Bay Laurel; Sweet Bay. A conical evergreen tree or large shrub with glossy; dark green; aromatic leaves. Max Height 12m. Max Spread 10m. Flowers April to May. Full sun/partial shade. Frost hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Conical
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Frost hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
12m
Ultimate spread
10m

Colour

Flowers
Green; Yellow in April; May
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Pink; Red in September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Division
Usage
Border; Container; Pot
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Late winter; Early spring Remove crossing branches to help framework
Maintenance
Keep free from weeds; Mulch; Cut back in winter
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Thrips

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The web price shown includes a web only discount of 10%. All prices are exclusive of VAT.

Type
Form
Size
Spread
Normal
price
Web
price
Stock
 
 
Trolley
Standard CG 100-110 cm 45-50 cm £171.94 £ 1
Standard 30 litre 100-125 cm 60-80 cm £196.50 £ 1
Half Standard CG 75-80 cm 35-40 cm £97.00 £ 50
Half Standard New CG 80-100 cm 45-50 cm £106.50 £ 8
Half Standard 30 litre 100-110 cm 50-60 cm £118.05 £ 3
Half Standard 7.5 litre 50-60 cm 35-40 cm £52.00 £ 1
Cone 10 litre 90-100 cm --- £79.83 £ 12
Regular 10 litre 100-125 cm --- £24.54 £ 23
Regular 5 litre 80-100 cm --- £15.34 £ 30