Persea Red Bay

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Persea borbonia
Also known as: Redbay

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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 quart, 1 gallon, 2 gallon, 3 gallon (special order item) Р10 Bundle Pack Bare Root Seedlings РONLY available until March 1st.

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Size

Bare Root Seedlings, 1 Quart, 1 Gallon, 2 Gallon, 3 Gallon