LAURUS NOBILIS

BAY TREE

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS IS AN EVERGREEN SHRUB WHICH FROMS A BUSHY PLANT, IT HAS BLACK FRUIT IN AUTUMN AND YELLOW FLOWERS IN SPRING.

 

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A WEST/SOUTH/NORTH/EAST FACING GARDEN. CAN WITH STAND A SHELTERED OR EXPOSED POSITION IN A SANDY, CHALK, CLAY, LOAM SOIL. IT CAN DEAL WITH ANY TYPE OF PH.

 

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 20-50 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT 8-12 METERS. SPREAD 8+ METERES.

 

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

PRUNING GROUP 1. CAN SUFFER FROM BAY SUCKERHORSE CHESTNUT SCALE, SOFT SCALE AND TORTRIX MOTH. ALSO THE DISEASE POWDERY MILDEW AND LEAF SPOT.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Coastal

 sun  rain  
Full Sun / Part Shade well drained
 cold  info
H4 (-10 to -5) No special Requirements

 

 

 

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