Emerald Wave® Sweet Bay
Laurus nobilis 'Monem'
Wavy edged, emerald green leaves on a robust variety of Sweet Bay. Aromatic foliage can be used as a savory culinary seasoning. Slender, upright form grows slowly and gracefully into a small pyramidal tree. Ideal for shearing into formal hedge or topiary form. Great container specimen. Evergreen.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||LAW-rus no-BIL-is EM-er-ald Wave|
|Plant types:||Tree, Shrub|
|Cold hardiness zones:||8 - 11|
|Light needs:||Partial shade to full sun|
|Sunset climate zones:||5 - 9, 12 - 24|
|Water Needs:||Once established, needs only occasional water.|
|Average landscape size:||Slow growth to 12 - 15 ft. tall and wide; to 20 - 35 ft. tall as a tree.|
|Growth habit:||Compact, Pyramidal|
|Special features:||Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Edible, Waterwise|
|Landscape uses:||Container, Specimen, Windbreak|
|Blooms:||Inconspicuous yellow flowers in spring|
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