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Laurus azorica

Classification

Order: Laurales
   Family: Lauraceae
            Genus: Laurus
                        Specie: Laurus azorica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Aromatic dark green leaves; yellow flowers; black egg-shaped fruit

Uses: Hedge Screen Containers Courtyards Topiary

Zones: 9-11

Description: The larger of the 2 species, this laurel grows up to 60 ft (18 m) in the wild and about half that in cultivation. It is native to the Canary Islands and Azores. The young purplish brown shoots are downy and have an aromatic fragrance when crushed. The glo

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

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