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LAURUS nobilis 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Golden bay



Excellent bright gold foliage
Further Reading....

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 - Pests & Diseases - scale insects, tortrix moth caterpillars, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - shelter from cold winds
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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