What does a laurel look like?

Asked by Kum Liddell on November 15, 2021

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Laurel or Sweet Bay (Laurus nobilis)The thick, leathery, dark green leaves are 2 to 4 inches long and 1 inch wide, with wavy margins. The greenish-yellow flowers are without petals and not very ornamental. The bark is gray, and the fruit is a black berry.

What are laurel leaves used for? Bay laurel (both leaves and the essential oil) is widely used as a spice and flavor in the food industry. The dried leaves are used as a seasoning for pies, soups, sauces, marinades, stews, and-pickles.

Is Laurel a bush or a tree? Prunus laurocerasus. English laurel, also called cherry laurel, is a large evergreen shrub or small tree often used for landscaping, usually as a hedge. Related to cherry trees, English laurel gets its common name from its resemblance to the true laurel tree.

How high does Laurel grow? Ideal For Hedges: 1.5m - 5m high. Growth Rate: Average to Fast | 30-60cm a year. Position: Normal or dry soil, sun or full shade, exposed inland. Other gardeners also considered; Other Laurel hedge plants, Portuguese Laurel, Spotted Laurel, Compact Laurel for smaller gardens and_Photinia hedging with red foliage.