Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Umbellularia californica
bay laurel

  • umbellularia

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Beautiful evergreen specimen tree-needs moderate water. Can use the leaves for cooking.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Umbellularia californica

Common Name

bay laurel

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Tree

Growth Rate

Slow growth rate

Mature Size

30' tall × 20' wide

Flower Color

White

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Part Shade

Water

Occasional / Moderate / Regular
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