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High Quality Laurus Trees For Sale

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New Zealand’s Best Bay Trees

Adding colourful shrubs to your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Bay Trees and the right one for your space. Our varieties have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We grow and stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Laurus, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Bay Trees

1. What is the common name for Laurus?

The common name for Laurus is bay laurel. It is also known by a number of other common names:

Bay laurel is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean region. It is widely cultivated for its aromatic leaves, which are used as a culinary herb in many cuisines. Bay laurel leaves are also used in making laurel wreaths, which are traditionally awarded to victors in competitions.

2. Is Laurus nobilis the same as bay leaf?

Laurus nobilis is the same as bay leaf. Laurus nobilis is the scientific name for the bay laurel tree, and the leaves of this tree are the ones that are used as the bay leaf spice.

Bay leaves are a popular culinary herb used in many cuisines around the world. They have a strong, aromatic flavour that adds depth to soups, stews, sauces, and other dishes. Bay leaves are also used in making bay rum, a popular aftershave and hair tonic.

3. How long does it take for Laurus nobilis to grow?

Laurus nobilis is a slow-growing tree that can take many years to reach maturity. In its natural habitat, it can grow to be over 30 metres tall, but it is usually grown as a shrub or small tree in gardens. They typically grow about 10-20 cm per year, and it can take 10-15 years for a tree to reach a good size.

4. What is Laurus used for?

Laurus nobilis, or bay laurel, is a versatile plant with a wide range of uses:

In addition to these uses, bay laurel is also used in a variety of other ways, such as:

5. Is drinking bay leaf water good for you?

There is some evidence to suggest that drinking bay leaf water may have some health benefits. For example, bay leaves contain antioxidants, which can help protect the body from damage caused by free radicals. Bay leaves also contain antimicrobial compounds, which may help to fight infection.

Some people drink bay leaf water to improve their digestion, relieve nausea, and boost their immune system. Bay leaf water has also been used to treat respiratory infections, such as bronchitis and asthma. However, it is important to note that there is limited scientific research on the health benefits of drinking bay leaf water. More studies are needed to confirm these benefits and to determine the safety of long-term use.

6. Is burning bay leaves bad for you?

Yes, burning bay leaves can be harmful to your health. When burned, bay leaves release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can irritate the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. These VOCs can also cause dizziness, headache, and nausea.

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