Variety: Bay Leaves



  • 3062 bay leaves

Variety Overview

Fresh bay leaves from California have an astringent, somewhat menthol or eucalyptus flavor. They're perfect for soups, sauces or stews, and their flavor mellows with cooking.


  • Herbs
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Almond-shaped, glossy green leaves that are about 1-3 inches long

  • Astringent, with something of a menthol or eucalyptus flavor

  • About 1-3 inches long

  • Glossy green

  • Almond-shaped leaves

  • Yes
  • Dried leaves are available year-round; fresh leaves have a more limited availability

  • Photo courtesy World Variety Produce

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