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RE: Bay trees (was Where is everyone?)

  • To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
  • Subject: RE: Bay trees (was Where is everyone?)
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 16:14:15 -0800
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  • Thread-topic: [CHAT] Bay trees (was Where is everyone?)

Aack! I don't have that kind of patience, two weeks is pushing it for
me.

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Kitty
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 4:03 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bay trees (was Where is everyone?)

Propagation: Bay laurel seeds are slow to germinate and often rot before

they do. Cuttings taken from semi-hard, green tip shoots in summer will
root
in 6-9 months if they don't rot first.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI"
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 6:48 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Bay trees (was Where is everyone?)


>I heard somewhere that they are terribly hard to root from cuttings so
I
> never bothered with it. But since I never tried I don't know for sure!
> Might as well give it a shot.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of james singer
> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 3:40 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Where is everyone?
>
> Can you root a couple of twigs from your tree?
>
> On Nov 12, 2008, at 3:30 PM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/
> SCOSI wrote:
>
>> 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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>
> Island Jim
> Willamette Valley
> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> Elevation 148'
> 39.9" Precipitation
> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> Heat Zone 5
> Sunset Zone 6
> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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