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LAURUS nobilis 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Golden bay

Excellent bright gold foliage
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£13.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
The golden variety of this densely branched conical tree or large shrub native to the Mediteranean region growing in moist rocky areas.
  • Evergreen
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - or large shrub
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, tortrix moth caterpillars, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - shelter from cold winds
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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