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Latin Name: Laurus nobilis
Forestart Reference: LANOB1

The leaves are the bay leaves used in cooking but it also makes an excellent hedge and is tolerant of maritime areas. Bay Laurel can produce excellent specimen trees and is also used for topiary.

Common name: Bay Laurel / Sweet Bay.
Native: Mediterranean
Provenance: UK
Size and spread (10 years): 1.5m x 1.2m
Treatment required: Deeply dormant requires 30 weeks stratification treatment. Soak for 24hrs in warm water first.
Germinal seeds / kg: 1200
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: All well drained soils.
Planting instructions: Semi shade to full sun, in a  sheltered position in northerly areas.   
Mature height: 4m

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