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Laurus nobilis | Pacific Nurseries

Laurus nobilis

Common Name | Sweet Bay
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Shrub + Tree
Laurus nobilis is a broadleaf evergreen tree or large shrub with dense, green, smooth, and hairless leaves. As a hedge or privacy screen, this plant is an aromatic and culinary delight as the distinctive leaves can be used for seasoning in cooking. It’s native to the Mediterranean and can reach 30′. Commonly referred to as bay laurel or sweet bay, it’s slow-growing and may take several years to reach the desired height.

Laurus nobilis

Attributes + Requirements

Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 20-30′ High
Growth | 10-20′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Yellow
Light Water
Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Low Maintenance | Costal Tolerant | Summer-dry Tolerant | Deer Resistant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Laurus nobilis
Sizes Grown | 5 gal, 15 gal, 24″ box, 36″ box

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