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Bay Tree

£100.00
Key information

The Bay Tree is perfect for positioning by the front door. A sign of good luck, the dark leaves of the Laurus nobilis are used in the kitchen for sauces, curries and as part of a bouquet garni. The Bay can also provide small yellow-greenish flowers in spring and berries in autumn.

Good to know
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Evergreen
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Pet friendly
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Flowering
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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

Prune twice during the summer to retain shape.

How to care for Bay Tree

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Aspect
Sun and Partial

The Bay Tree thrives in both sun and partial positions.

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Care Level
Easy

Water regularly and prune twice a year once established. Be patient with the Bay Tree, it is a slow grower.

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Watering
Regularly

Don't allow the soil to become dry.

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Feeding
Compost

Plant with a good quality, peat free compost. Add a layer every spring to ensure nutrients feed through to the roots.

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Soil
Can tolerate most soil types

Ensure the soil is well drained. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Laurus nobilis
PLANT TYPE
Always green (evergreen)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Large or X-Large
HARDINESS
Hardy
HEIGHT (INCLUDING NURSERY POT)
150-160cm
HEAD SIZE
50-55cm - 1/2 standard
TOXICITY
None that are known
EVENTUAL GROWTH
Prune to desired size

How to pot a plant

In this Soto Masterclass we take you through the steps on how to pot a plant.

Follow along with Max as he demonstrates the importance of drainage holes, how to use compost and watering after planting.

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