The surface color of the leaf is green the underside is pole green and somewhat yellowish. Laurel leaves are used whole or cracked. The aroma of the crushed leaves is delicate and fragrant the taste is aromatic and bitter.
The sweet bay or laurel leaves originate from an evergreen hardy tree or bush cultivated since antiquity in Mediterranean Contries. The elliptical leaves of both trees are green, glossy and grow up to 3 inches long. Size of leaves is veriable ranging from 2,5 to 7,5 cm or move in lenght and 1,6 cm to 2,5 cm or more in breadth at the widest leaf is elligtical tapering part pf the leaf. The shape of the to a point to base and tip of leaf .