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Commonly known as Bay tree

Includes the well-known, aromatic bay tree.

Genus of 2 species of evergreen shrubs and trees from woodland, scrub and rocky places in the Azores, the Canary Islands and the Mediterranean.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Tree - or large shrub
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - valued for their aromatic leaves. Effective in containers as they tolerate clipping well.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, tortrix moth caterpillars, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Azores
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - shelter from cold winds

Buy Varieties of LAURUS

LAURUS nobilis   AWARD

LAURUS nobilis  >

Commonly known as: Poet's laurel, Sweet bay, True laurel.
Culinary bayleaf
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £45.00 each

LAURUS nobilis 'Aurea'  AWARD

LAURUS nobilis 'Aurea'  >

Commonly known as: Golden bay.
excellent bright gold foliage
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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