Edible Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Elkton, MD
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Question by giltrack
September 11, 2002
Are the leaves on a Schipka Laurel edible like a bay leaf?

Answer from NGA
September 11, 2002
No, this is an entirely different plant. The edible bay leaf we use for seasoning comes from Laurus nobilis while the cherry laurel is Prunus laurocerasus.

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