Laurus nobilis 'Sweet Bay'

Bay Leaves


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Leaves may be harvested for culinary uses
  • Late summer leaves tend to have more essential oils and are most flavorful
  • Use fresh or dried
  • Slow growing, evergreen plant
  • Can be grown as a houseplant
Container
Container
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Edible
Edible
Evergreen
Evergreen
Fragrant
Fragrant
House Plant
House Plant
Full Sun
Full Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in full sun.  Prefers well drained soil.  Planting in a pot is recommended to easily bring this plant in for the winter and place it in a sunny location.


 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • House Plant
  • Container
  • Fragrant
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Evergreen
  • Edible

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained