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Bay Laurel
Name Laurus nobilis
Family Lauraceae
 Life cycle Perennial shrub
Height - Spread  
Hardiness Severe winters will sometimes cut it back to ground level but established plants will sent new shoots up.
Soil Ordinary well drained garden soil. Mulch in the Autumn.
Position Sun, sheltered. South facing wall.
Propagation Cuttings, layer.
Range Mediterranean region.
Shrub or small tree. Bay leaves are used for flavouring, casseroles, soups, stews & sauses.

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