Bay Laurel | Laurus nobilis
Bay Laurel is most known for its dark green, glossy leaves with a spicy, pungent flavor. Plant your Bay Laurel, Laurus nobilis, in an attractive tub or container plant for the patio. This herb performs best in fertile soil kept moderately moist. Use Bay Laurel for seasoning, garnish and for pickling mixtures. Its leaves have the strongest flavor when dried.
The Bay laurel is a great gift item for the gardener or chef on your list. These are starts for the Bay Laurel tree which can get up to 15 feet high. It is tender so bring it indoors in the winter if you live in a climate with cold winters.
Bay Laurel Plants are hardy outdoors only as far north as Zone 8. Other zones will need to move indoors during fall and winter months. Easy to grow - Full to part sun.