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Laurus nobilis

Family: Lauraceae

Common names: BAY, BAY LAUREL, BAY TREE, SWEET BAY, TRUE LAUREL

Native to: Mediterranean

Sentiment: glory and resurrection

Plant

Type: tree

Forms: clumping, dense form, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 49 feet

Max width: 49 feet

Flower

white/off white, yellow

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Edible: herb

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape uses: container, foliage aromatic, hedge or edging, screen, trellis or espalier

Propagates by: cutting, graft, seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: moderate

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