Redbay

Persea Red Bay

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Persea borbonia
Also known as: Redbay

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Product Description

Persea borbonia
Also known as: Redbay


Handsome, aromatic, native, evergreen tree, with dense crown that has many benefits. The ascending branches are covered with a dense, rusty pubescence and its aromatic leaves are leathery and narrowly oval. Pale-yellow flowers occur in small panicles from leaf axils and are followed by dark-blue to black fruit. Several bird species relish the fruit and the leaves can be used as a spice in flavoring soups and meats.


Yearly Foliage: Deciduous


Hardiness Zone: 7-10


Light: Partial Shade, shade


Mature Growth: 40-65 feet high


Soil: Moist, rich organic matter


Blooms: Summer


Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees


Larval Host Plant for: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly, Polydamas Swallowtail butterfly


Plant Size when available: 1 gallon, 2 gallon, 3 gallon (special order item)

Additional Information

Size

1 Gallon, 2 Gallon, 3 Gallon

WE ONLY SHIP to the following states due to agriculture restriction & quarantine rules.
AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV & WI