Bay Laurel hedge (Laurus nobilis) description
Although not grown primarily for it flowers, Bay Laurel produces yellow flowers in spring and dark berries in autumn. Bay laurel has dark green foliage making for a lush feature and its aromatic leaves can be used to flavour a variety of dishes. Bay Laurel thrives in a sunny position in normal soil. It can handle a coastal site but should be sheltered from strong winds.
Common uses for Laurus nobilis hedging
Bay Laurel hedges makes a great privacy screen.
Combine Bay Laurel with
Grow your Bay Laurel hedge alone for a dense feature screen.
Growth rate of Bay Laurel hedging
Bay Laurel is slow growing and should achieve 10-20cm per year. Laurus nobilis is ideal when kept between 1-2m.
Care advice for Laurus nobilis
Bay Laurel only needs a light trim once a year. Please view the best4hedging care and planting instructions in our advice section.
Suggested planting density of Bay Laurel hedges
For information on recommended planting density for bay laurel, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our advised plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Laurus nobilis hedges are available to purchase year round as pot grown hedging plants.
The bulk of our Bay Laurel hedge plants are UK grown under the careful nurturing of our experienced nursery staff. Occasionally, we source Laurus nobilis from outside of the UK. In this instance, we go to every length to ensure that our suppliers are cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we endeavour to make certain that your order reaches you in the freshest condition and that your bay laurel plants are of the highest standard, all whilst protecting our brilliant prices. Rest assured, you can buy Laurus nobilis hedging plants online with complete confidence.