Bring an elegant look to your home with this beautifully elegant bay tree!
The Sweet Bay, Laurus Nobilis, is a versatile evergreen garden plant either growing in the ground or a pot and lends itself particularly well to topiary pruning and training. With its stunning spiral trunk, this standard bay is an instant classic and will look amazing in pairs either side of a door or gate, or as a beautiful focal point on a patio. They're also excellent grown in borders, adding structure and height.
The dark grey-green, lush foliage has a delicious flavour and rich aroma and can be added to marinades or used to add depth to cooking, an essential ingredient in a whole host of recipes and a must-have addition to your herb or kitchen garden.
Neatly clipped, this standard 'lollipop' tree is simple to maintain, preferring sun are partial shade, sheltered from cold winds, and will look perfect all year round.
Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this beautiful bay tree in the garden with confidence.
Supplied as a standard tree in a 22cm pot, 1.3-1.4m (4-4½ft) tall, growing to 1.5m (5ft) tall and 75cm (2½ft) wide, depending on pruning.