Bay Laurel has dark green aromatic foliage producing pale yellow flowers during spring and dark berries in winter. As a slow-growing hedging plant, it can be easily maintained at the desired shape and height.
Thrives in a sunny position, sheltered from strong winds and in well-drained soil.
Plant Habit: Bush
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Aspect: South-facing, North-facing, West-facing, East-facing
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil pH: Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Hardiness Rating (RHS): H4 (-10°C to -5°C)
The growth rate is on average of 10-20cm a year.