Laurus Nobilis

We believe in quality! Therefore we searched for the right plant until we got our desirable type of Laurus nobilis.
Hishtil's unique clone is available as organic and performs great as seedlings and bare rooted.

Bay Laural originated from the Mediterranean Basin and is known for its multi-usage plant.
Bay Laural can be used as dried leaves for culinary purposes, aromatic oil for aroma-therapy, and for ornamental purposes to be planted in the garden. 

This small evergreen tree has dark green foliage, small, pale yellow waxy flowers, and green, oval berries that turn black in autumn. It grows up to 400cm (160") high and spreads to 300cm (120") wide. The plant is native to Europe and the Middle East.

Point of Sale:

L. nobilis is the only species used for cooking. It yields a spectacular finished product that has many uses.

Plant Characteristics

Growth HabitUpright
USDA Hardiness ZoneZ8
Plant Height400 CM
Flowering PeriodSummer
Flower ColorYellow

Plant Growth

Planting TimeAll year
Light ExposureFull Sun
Growing Temp (°C)12 (night), 16 (day)
Propagation UnitsUnrooted Cuttings, Seedlings.
Available AsOrganic, Conventional.
Sales AreaEU, North America.
Quantity Per Bag100
Recommended Pot Sizes (for retailers) Weeks Product Status


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