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Sweet bay Laurus canariensis

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Watering Sweet bayTenere asciutto
Medicinal plants can be used fresh or dehydrated; if we want to harvest them to put them aside dehydrated, letís get information regarding the balsamic period of the plant we have chosen, rather when the plant has a higher quantity of active principles. Letís avoid watering the The Sweet bay excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water .

Generalities Sweet bay
The Sweet bay grows erect, developing a short stem with a small crown, usually roundish. Sweet bay Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a yellowgreen colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 5 m high. These plants are shrubs.

Exposure Sweet baySole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. Since the foliage is used to be eaten, letís use specific insecticides and anticryptogamics, far from the harvest period.These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.

Watering Sweet bayTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Sweet bay excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . Medicinal plants can be used fresh or dehydrated; if we want to harvest them to put them aside dehydrated, letís get information regarding the balsamic period of the plant we have chosen, rather when the plant has a higher quantity of active principles.

Treatments Sweet bay
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Soil Sweet bay
Letís prefer dissolved soils, with an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
0
2
0
0
1
continental
2
0
2
0
0
1
mediterranean
1
0
2
0
0
1

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Notes Sweet bay

There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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