Laurus nobilis / Alloro

Species: Laurus nobilis L.
Italian common noun: Alloro, Lauro
Family: Lauraceae
Natural shapesShrubsTrees EvergreenFull sun
Climate resistance: + / - 10° CClimate resistance: + / - 10° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Mediterranean Regions.

Botanical characteristics: It is a large evergreen shrub, sometimes it can be a tree with erect, leafy and compact growth habit. The leaves are leathery, aromatic, elliptic-lanceolate, wavy, dark green and glossy but clearer on the lower surface. It is a dioecious plant, the flowers bloom on different plants with green-yellow flowers in June. The fruits are black berries, which are glossy when ripe.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: In the Mediterranean climate areas of the Peninsula, it constitutes one of the typical element of the area called “Lauretum”. It can be found wherever in the area as cultivated or naturalized. It can adapt to all types of soils, including dry and poor ones. It resists saltiness and urban pollution. It requires full sun exposure.

Use: It is mainly used as a formal or free hedge. Resisting pruning, it is also used to create geometrical shapes or as small tree. It is ideal for large pots. It is present in the typical Italian garden.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 7.7.10 Vaso 7.7.10
Vaso 12 Vaso 12
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Zolla 125-150 cm
Zolla 150-175 cm
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm