Sweet Bay, Bay Laurel, True Laurel, Laurel Tree, Grecian Laurel, Laurel, Bay Tree

Laurus nobilis

Lauraceae

Sweet Bay, Bay Laurel, True Laurel, Laurel Tree, Grecian Laurel, Laurel, Bay Tree
Tree or large shrub with aromatic, narrowly ovate leaves bearing clusters of greenish-yellow flowers in spring. Leaves are often used as flavoring in cooking. An excellent specimen for topiary.

 

Grows To: 12'H x 8'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Deer Resistance: Seldom Bothered

Native To / Cultivar Origin: Mediterranean

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Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml

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