Laurus nobilis – Bay 1/2 Standard. 40-50cm head

Laurus nobilis is an evergreen plant perfect for statement planting. 1/2 Standard Bay trees for sale today!

It has ovate, glossy green leaves that are perfect for flavouring in cooking.

This plant also produces clusters of greenish yellow flowers in spring, followed by ovoid black berries on female plants.

Bay grows in all moist, well-draining soils, in full sun to partial shade.

Plant in a sheltered site for protection against strong winds. 1/2 Standard Bay trees for sale today!


These 1/2 Standard trees have a 90-100cm clear stem and a clipped head of foliage.

Keep this globular shape neat with clipping, or grow out to create a larger sphere or attractive small tree.

Ideal for adding height and interest in small gardens, you could position to the side of doors or along drives, walkways and paths.

You could also plant in a row against a low wall to create a raised hedge.


If the availability below is not listed as ‘In Stock’ please contact us for more information regarding the item.

We are always updating the stock for sale at our tree nursery, but some varieties may only be available through the winter season.

1/2 Standard. 40-50cm head


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If the availability below is not listed as ‘In Stock’ please contact us for more information regarding the item. We are always updating the stock for sale at our tree nursery but some varieties may only be available through the winter season.

Laurus nobilis – Bay 1/2 Standard. 40-50cm head


  • Size : 1/2 Standard. 40-50cm diameter head
  • Botanical name/s : Laurus nobilis
  • Common name/s : Bay
  • Flower / Foliage : Glossy green leaves, greenish yellow flowers in spring and black berries on female plants.
  • Plant type : Evergreen
  • Flowering period : Spring
  • Mature height : Clipped size
  • Mature spread : Clipped size
  • Growth rate : Clipped size
  • Recommended usage : Often planted for ornamental or specimen purposes, can also be planted to form a raised hedge.
  • Nursery grown : Yes


Once planted, Laurus nobilis will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / underwater.

Check tree tie / stake isn’t rubbing and / or too tight or too loose on the trunk.

Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branches.

Remove any weeds from around the base of the Bay (including grass).

  • Position/Aspect : Prefers a full sun to partial shade in a sheltered spot.
  • Soil : Tolerate most moist, well-draining soil types.
  • Hardiness : Hardy in most places throughout the UK. 
  • Plant maintenance : Responds well to clipping, twice annual clipping is recommended.

How do I order from King & Co?

Order online

Your order may be placed via our Online Shop, which is fast simple and secure.

After your Online Shop order has been placed we will send an order confirmation email to the email address provided. This will provide you with details of your order, including the order number, which you should check and retain for your records. If there is an error in your order requirement, please contact us as soon as possible quoting your order number, so that we can rectify prior to dispatch.

Phone us

We will take your credit or debit card payment over the phone. Simply call us on 01376 340469 and one of our experienced team are always available to discuss your order.

From our Nursery

Collect your trees or shrubs from our Nursery in Rayne.


We accept all major credit cards including: Maestro, MasterCard, Visa Credit, Visa Electron and Visa Debit.

How can I expect delivery from King & Co?

Overnight to your door

We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

Via Online Shop

Orders placed via our Online shop if placed by 10am Monday –Thursday can be delivered to you the very next day. If placed on a Friday – Sunday delivery would be on Tuesday.

We deliver by national overnight courier service.

Should you require a specific delivery date, let us know in advance and we will arrange for your delivery to arrive on your required date.

Every tree and plant is packed to ensure your order arrives safely.

For large trees or quantities of trees and plants

Please phone us to discuss, we are usually able to deliver to you via a dedicated vehicle.

For local deliveries

We will deliver to you in our local area and we will be pleased to arrange this with you whilst you are visiting our Nursery or via the phone. We also provide a planting service.

Planting service

We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.

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