Sicilian Sunshine Bay Tree
One of the most stunning sweet bays to come around in some time, Sicilian Sunshine Bay Tree has the most brilliantly bright yellow new growth that contrasts beautifully with the older deeper green foliage beneath. Sicilian Sunshine takes a very upright form and is an excellent selection for lighting up a border or pathway with its bright yellow foliage or as a focal point and specimen. Plant near a window and it will wipe your winter blues away!
Latin Name: Laurus nobilis
Site and Soil: Bay trees like half day to full sun in well draining soil
Rootstock Description: Self rooted
Hardiness: Asian Persimmons are hardy to at least 5°F.
Bearing Age: You can begin harvesting bay leaves immediately, just be sure to leave enough for the plant to continue photosynthesizing and creating more tasty bay leaves for you!
Size at Maturity: 6-15 ft. in height depending on pruning
Bloom Time: May
Yield: Many, many bay leaves
Pests & Diseases: Bay trees are not bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 7b