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Bay Tree

The leaves very aromatic, narrowly ovate and glossy dark green to about 10cm long.

Habit - Grows to a large conical shaped tree. But loves to be clipped into a hedge or topiary.

Size - Large tree anything from 6 to 18 metres but size can be controlled.

Pollination - In spring Bay Tree bears clusters of greenish yellow flowers followed by little blue/black berries. Pollinated by insects. Male and female flowers appear on separate plants.

Harvest - All year round for the leaves. Berries can be used for oil in late summer.

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