Laurus – Sicilian Sunshine® – Sweet bay – Laurus nobilis

Garden Height
48 - 120
72 - 120
72 - 120
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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Resists: Deer

Fragrant Foliage

Fun Facts

Our Sicilian Sunshine™ sweet bay is an ornamental selection, but you can certainly use the colorful foliage in cooking, too.  Here's a great opportunity for anyone looking for something fun and new to showoff at Thanksgiving - a cute little sweet bay plant instead? Odds are you'll be using bay leaves in your feast.

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes
Best in well-drained soils. Prune in late winter or early spring. Bay leaves may be harvested as needed, and can be used fresh or dried.

Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes This bright evergreen is a nice accent plant.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Edible Herb, Landscape, Specimen or Focal Point

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