Laurus nobilis Bay Laurel 10 seeds
Seeds just harvested 9/21 of this wonderful specimen shrub. Laurus Bay laurel is a pyramid-shaped tree or large shrub with aromatic, evergreen leaves and shiny gray bark. It can reach 60′ in height in its native range but generally is much smaller 3 to 10′ tall in culture. The leaves are 3 to 4 inches long, thick and leathery, and shiny dark green. Clusters of small yellow flowers are produced in spring, followed, on the female plants, by shiny black or purple berries about 1/2″ long. Bay laurel is native to the southern Mediterranean region. Bay laurel grows best in partial shade. Water when dry. Bay laurel thrives with frequent watering in rich, well-drained soil. Hardiness: USDA Zones 8 – 10.