About California Bay Laurel
- Plant Family: Lauraceae
- Plant Type: Tree
- Height by Width: 50-75' H x 20-30' W
- Growth Habit: Dense and upright, sometimes rounded
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Slow to establish, then fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Coastal forests of California. Found throughout the Klamath Range, Sierra Nevada foothills, Coast Ranges, Transverse Ranges, and scattered in the Peninsular Ranges and the San Francisco Bay.
- Natural Habitat: Canyons, valleys, forests, and chaparral below 5000'
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