Laurus nobilis or Bay Tree is a medium-sized evergreen tree reaching 5-6mt tall if left unpruned, however their best used as low screening plant.
Looks awesome as a front hedge in art deco developments pruned to 1-2mt. This also increases the density of the plant. Making it impenetrable as a sight plant screen.
The trees have a medium growth rate and are very good for large containers or tubs. They respond well to trimming and also make good hedge subjects for the landscape. Tolerant of frost and coastal conditions. Mulch during summer, this will help keep, just barely moist.
Branches are used in garlands symbolizes victory or accomplishment. Its aromatic dark, glossy green leaves are used in cooking and yield an essential oil used in perfumery. Flowers are insignificant, tiny green.