This tree would be very interesting for the front yard! Trees for small gardens: Laurus nobilis, the bay tree, will grow to as a tree, but can be kept small when topiarised, especially in a container. Photo by Jason Ingram.
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Laurus nobilis has a spicy scent similar to the bay leaves used in cooking. Uplifting, calming, and grounding, Ancient Greeks and Romans used leaves of the laurel tree to crown their victors, and the Greeks crowned their scholars with them as well.