growing bay tree

By December 21, 2017Articles

growing bay tree

By Bonnie L. Grant You don’t have to be a cook to be familiar with bay laurel. This common seasoning is an often seen member of home landscapes. It is an easy-to-grow plant but is susceptible to a few bay tree diseases. Many of the most prevalent pathogens create problems on the foliage, the part used in cooking. Preventing these diseases of bay trees can help protect both the plant and your secret recipe ingredient. Staving Off Bay Tree Diseases Bay trees are remarkably adaptable in USDA zones 8 to 10. This perennial is really more of a large bush than a tree, but it accommodates shearing into almost any form. Bay laurel has a fairly rapid growth rate at 12 to 24 inches (30 to 61 cm.) per year. It is a low maintenance plant with few requirements or problems. In the event of any issues in this stoic

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