bay laurel

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Synonyms for bay laurel

small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking

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Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) is a plant of industrial importance, used in foods, drugs, and cosmetics.
Under real-world conditions a comparable situation might only occur when large amounts of fresh infected plant material is shipped to the composting facility in cool, rainy conditions, or if compost rows were to be under or near highly infected infectious hosts such as Rhododendron spp., California bay laurels or tanoaks.
Gray squirrels at these parks ate acorns, female and male cones (Pinus spp.), black berries from an unknown ornamental tree, and fruit from the California Bay Laurel (Umbellularia californica).
The research considered particularly those phytocoenotic expressions where bay laurel has a strong dominant role, or where it definitely characterizes the physiognomy of the tree layer.
Shoppers will also be able to pick bay leaves for their soup recipes from eight bay laurel trees.
Bay laurel topiaries in antique garden urns framed the flowerbeds, and a pair of large topiaries covered in French tulle marked the steps.
The run concludes in the shade of bay laurel trees, the leaves of which: "touch your hair, and you turn home."
Name: Bay Laurel Occupation: Occasional surprise component in forkfuls of home-cooked bolognese sauces.
It sickens nearly two dozen other hosts that range from California buckeye, bay laurel, and bigleaf maple to redwood, some rhododendrons, and even certain blueberry cultivars.
Bay leaf, the deep green leaf of the sweet bay laurel, originated in the Mediterranean region.
* Heat: Some oils--e.g., bay laurel, bay rum, black pepper, cinnamon, clove bud, ginger, juniper, peppermint, and thyme--relieve pain by producing heat and increasing circulation.
The bay laurel, which grows naturally in the Mediterranean region and provided the original bay leaf, was also famous for supplying the wreaths given to people of prominence in Roman times.
Eventually, however, she became so smitten with gardening that one year she planted as a birthday present for her daughter some boxwood, a bay laurel, and 400 tulips in the young woman's yard.
The resulting gin blends foraged fennel and California bay laurel with juniper, long pepper, rose petols, and ginger for floral and licorice flavors.
We've got your garden covered as we explore the Bay Laurel tree that can be kept indoors over the winter and some inspiration for your spring garden as we study Hops, the Herb of the Year for 2018.