The sign of great things to come, they line an avenue, or set a path brilliantly. Available as cones and globes on slender stems.
Botanical name: Laurus nobilis Evergreen shrub Flowering time: Spring Height and Spread Up to 7.5m (23ft) unless clipped Aspect: Full sun or partial shade Hardiness: Generally hardy to -5°C (23°F) but can withstand lower temperatures in sheltered positions. Bay is hardier when planted in the ground Difficulty: Easy
Our most common pot sizes for reference.
The plant height and width varies by plant, season and grower.
Diameter / Height
Plants You Might Find Inside
Young plants potted on by the nursery in the past 12 months. Easy to establish when planted in Autumn or Spring, and will put on growth fast.
The standard size for kitchen herbs and annual bedding.
The standard size for perennials.
Larger perennials or small / young / dwarf shrubs. Also grasses, roses and small climbers.
More established perennials, grasses, roses. Small shrubs and very young trees.
Climbers, shrubs, evergreen hedging, young or dwarf trees.
Mature or larger growing specimens.
Palms, olive trees, trees 1.5m+
Our library of plant care guides with useful information can be viewed here.