for Palamedes (Laurel) and Spicebush Swallowtail Butterflies
Cannot be shipped into California. Scroll down for plant information.
Botanical Name: Persea borbonia|
Common Names: Red Bay, Florida Mahogany
Plant type: Tree
Zone: 8 - 11
Light: Full sun
Size: Up to 40 feet, may be trimmed to a smaller size
Water: Prefers moist soil but will grow in almost any soil
Soil: Grows best in rich soil.
Note: Host plant for Palamedes (also known as Laurel) and Spicebush Swallowtail Butterflies
For free seed of Red or Swamp Bay, send a padded self-addressed stamped envelope to Red Bay Seed, 12876 SW CR 231, Brooker, FL 32622.