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Laurus nobilis hedging

Bay Laurel Hedge Plants

From £19.99

Laurus nobilis hedging is a fantastic evergreen that boasts dark green, aromatic foliage, famous for its use in the kitchen. Bay Laurel also offers pale yellow flowers from March to May and looks great when clipped into a neat form. Bay Laurel hedging is a fairly slow grower so it keeps its shape well.

  • Best Features: dark green evergreen foliage, pale yellow flowers, fragrant foliage, RHS Hedging
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-2m high
  • Growth Rate: Slow | 10-20cm a year
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, dry or normal soil, sheltered or exposed, coastal or inland
  • Also Consider: Our other varieties of Laurel.
Grouped product items
ImageRoot TypeHeight NowExtra InfoNo Per
Bay Laurel 60/90cm 3L pot
Bay Laurel 60/90cm 3L pot

Pot Grown
3L Pot








Bay Laurel 60/90cm 3L pot
Bay Laurel 60/90cm 3L pot

Pot Grown
5L Pot


3 to 4






Bay Laurel 90/120cm 10L pot
Bay Laurel 90/120cm 10L pot

Pot Grown
10L Pot


2 to 3






Bay Laurel 120/150cm 10L pot
Bay Laurel 120/150cm 10L pot

Pot Grown
10L Pot


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2 to 2.5






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.

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