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Laurus nobilis

To swap with Linda Harris

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If you wish to take own cuttings the original Bush is availsble

Pot Size
0.15 litres

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Grower Notes

Also have several cuttings already taken for swaps

Plant Finder: about Laurus nobilis

Common names

Bay tree, Sweet bay laurel, Grecian laurel, Laurel bay, Poet's laurel, Royal laurel, True laurel

Description

Laurus nobilis (Bay tree). The leaves have been used to crown the heroes of Greece and Rome as well as scent and flavouring foods. It is a slender, conical plant when young and will reach 30 feet in about 25 years. It is a beautiful evergreen tree produces aromatic dark green foliage, with small white flowers which are insignificant and are followed by dark berries.

Cultivation

You can grow them in a frost-hardy climate and plant in fertile, well-drained soil with full sun.

Interest and use

Banks, specimen, ornamental, culinary herb, fragrance, hedging, container, shelter. Spring interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Laurus nobilis | Langport, Somerset, TA10 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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