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Laurus nobilis (Standard)Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay Tree

Hardy Tree

What is Hardy Tree?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Elegant addition to containers

Aromatic leaves

Evergreen Foliage

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Height Up to 150cm (59.1in)
Spread Up to 50cm (19.7in)

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Description
Stylish, standard-stemmed bay trees can lend instant elegance to a doorway or patio. Dense crowns of leathery, dark, evergreen foliage perch atop the carefully trained, stright stems, giving year-round structure and colour. Laurus nobilis, or Bay Laurel, as its best known, is a valued culinary herb. The aromatic leaves can be harvested for use in soups and stews. A superb, low maintenance choice for creating an focal point in containers and borders. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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2 x 25cm Potted Trees (3/4 Standard - 80cm Stem 40-45cm Head) (KB3504)

1 x 25cm Potted Tree (3/4 Standard - 80cm Stem 40-45cm Head) (KB3351)

2 x 20cm Potted Trees (Standard - 60cm stem 30-35cm Head) (47259)

1 x 20cm Potted Tree (Standard - 60cm stem 30-35cm Head) (47183)

1 x 25cm Potted Tree (Standard - 100cm Stem 45-50cm Head) (79134)

1 x 30cm Potted Tree (3/4 Standard - 70cm Stem, 65-70cm Head) (KB4694)

2 x 30cm Potted Trees (3/4 Standard - 70cm Stem, 65-70cm Head) (KB4739)

1 x 4 Litre Potted Plant (Standard - 90-110cm Tall) (KC5319)

1 x 2 Litre Potted Plant (Standard - 70cm tall) (KC2434)

2 x 2 Litre Potted Plants (Standard - 70cm tall) (KC2437)

How to Grow
Bay trees are best grown in large containers of soil based compost such as John Innes that can be moved to a cold greenhouse or sheltered position during the winter months. In mild areas, plant Bay Laurel trees in the ground in any fertile, well drained soil in a sheltered position in sun or semi-shade. Prior to planting drive a stake into the planting hole to support the tree once it is planted. Plant bay trees at the same soil level as they were growing at the nursery, and use a tree tie to fasten the tree to the stake.
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Bay trees do not suffer weed competition well, so keep weeds and grass clear from within a 30cm radius of the base of the tree. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the tree. This will help to retain moisture throughout the summer. Water sweet bay trees well during dry periods particularly during the first 2 or 3 years whilst they are establishing.

Prune bay trees standards during summer, to encourage a dense habit and maintain a balanced shape. Lightly prune new shoots to just above a bud to create the desired shape. Any leaves which have been damaged by winter frosts should be trimmed in late spring.

Young bay trees will appreciate some winter protection from hard frosts. Container grown plants should be moved to a sheltered position or cold greenhouse. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.

Caution

Caution: irritant to skin and eyes

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Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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