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Laurus Nobilis

Botanical Name:

Laurus nobilis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrubs, Trees, Edible, Herb, Houseplant, Shrub, Tree, Capable of becoming a much branched evergreen up to 18 m. tall (mostly 7-12) it is usually kept low if used for providing leaves for flavouring; it can, however, be a handsome ornamental tree.

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Dioecious, meaning there are male and female trees., Green, white, or yellow flowers appear in the spring from March to May., Flowers unisexual, small, yellowish or yellow-green, in axillary umbel-like inflorescences supported by small involucres.

Fruit

Small black or purple berries 1/4"-1/2". Dried fruits can cause a litter problem., Fruits black, ovoid-ellipsoid, 1-1.8 cm. long, 0.8-1 cm. wide.

Benefits
Attracts

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Laurales

Family

Lauraceae

Genus

Laurus

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