LAURUS azorica

Commonly known as Bay tree, Canary Island laurel

A rare and fairly tender plant with handsome broad green rounded leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Dark green leaves to 13cm (5in) long paler beneath, with hairs along the midrib beneat
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Spreading habit. Produces flowers in clusters in the leaf axils. Those on the male are more ornamental
  • Tree
    Or large shrub
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

LAURUS azorica

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£12.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, tortrix moth caterpillars, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Canary Islands
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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