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RE: Where is everyone?

  • To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
  • Subject: RE: Where is everyone?
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 15:30:50 -0800
  • Thread-index: AclFHmKGr9j3bKfFQpqznw5j3mwC3QAACNIg
  • Thread-topic: [CHAT] Where is everyone?

Mine is laurus nobilis, which is supposed to be hardy to zone 8
according to the literature. Hmmm. I could always buy another one and
plant it out, see what happens, if I lose it then I still have my potted
tree.

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Daryl
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 3:18 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Where is everyone?

I have Laurus nobilis. The cooking type of bay. It says 8-10, but that's

apparently foo.

d

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 6:02 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Where is everyone?


> California Bay - Umbellularia californica is hardy to zone 7
> Red Bay - Persea borbonia also to zone 7
> Notes:
> WARNING
> Red bay trees in the southeastern United States are dying due to the
> accidental introduction of the red bay ambrosia beetle that spreads a
> fungal infection called the laurel wilt.
>
> In India, "bay leaf" refers to the cassia tree (Cinnamomum cassia).
All
> three of these are in the laurel family. In the West Indies, "bay
leaf"
> refers to the bay rum tree (Pimenta racemosa), in the Myrtaceae. Note
that
> the unrelated mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia), in the Ericaceae,
has
> poisonous leaves.
> WARNING
> Some people get an allergic reaction from contact with the foliage or
the
> essential oils of bay laurel. Do not place bay leaves in your mouth -
they
> can cut.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5

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