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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - February 15th, 2010.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has this new item today

Standard Bay with Love Heart Stem
Standard Bay with Love Heart Stem £99.99
Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile, moist but well-drained soilRate of growth: slow-growing Flowering period: March to MayHardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)With its lustrous, dark green leaves, this evergreen bay laurel standard makes an elegant centrepiece for a formal vegetable garden or potager, or planted in a smart contemporary pot either side of a doorway, will frame an entrance. Clippings of the aromatic leaves are valuable, fresh or dried, for flavouring savoury stocks and sauces.Garden care: Keep well-watered during the growing season and feed with a slow-release fertiliser such as Osmacote. Clip established plants lightly twice during the summer months to retain a balanced shape, using secateurs not shears.Size Guide110cm clear stem below a 40-45cm head, the heart is 50cm wide.