Bay Laurel | Bay Leaf | Plant Care
Bay Laurel ‘Bay Leaf’
Latin: Laurus nobilis, Lauraceae
Light: Keep your Bay Leaf Tree near a sunny window and avoid exposure to both drafts and heat from appliances.
Water: Water regularly, but allow the soil to dry out between waterings, so the roots don’t rot.
Best known for its use as a kitchen seasoning. The bay laurel plant is an evergreen shrub or tree native to the Mediterranean area.Bay Laurel leaves contain eugenol and other essential oils that make them a great food seasoning for humans, but which are toxic to dogs, cats, and horses. Seek medical help if you suspect poisoning.