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Bay Tree & Ivy

£125.00
Key information

The Bay Tree and Ivy combination is a classic for good reason. Low maintenance and evergreen, this pairing adds gravitas to your front doorstep.

Good to know
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Evergreen
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Year round interest
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Delivery & Returns
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How to care

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Aspect
Sunny and Partial

The Bay Tree and Ivy both thrive in the sun and can tolerate part of the day in the shade.

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Care Level
Low maintenance

Water regularly. Once established, prune the Bay Tree twice a year, to maintain desired shape. Be patient with the Bay Tree, it is a slow grower. Ivy can handle more frequent trimming.

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Watering
Regularly

Little and often. Both the Ivy and the Bay Tree like moist soil.

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Feeding
Compost when planting

Plant with a good quality, peat free compost and add a layer every spring to ensure nutrients feed through to the roots.

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Soil
Compost

Ensure the soil is well drained. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.

Quick facts

RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Large or X-Large
BAY TREE HEIGHT (INCLUDING NURSERY POT)
150-160cm
BAY TREE HEAD SIZE
50-55cm - 1/2 standard
Ivy (NURSERY POT SIZE)
6 x 9cm pots
HARDINESS
Hardy
TOXICITY
None that are reported

How to prune and trim

In this Soto Masterclass we show you how to prune and trim.

Follow along with Max as he demonstrates on an Ilex Dome.

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