Edible Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

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


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Answer from NGA
September 11, 2002

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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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