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Laurus nobilis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10-50 ft (3-15 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves; yellow flowers; black fruit

Uses: Hedge Screen Containers Courtyards Topiary

Zones: 8-11

Description: This species is native to Mediterranean regions where it grows in moist rocky valleys. It is the laurel used in ancient times to make the victor?s crown and nowadays its leaves are an extremely popular culinary herb. It grows into a densely branched small

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Leaves used in cooking

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