11th August 2006
When I got it, it was called Machilus but it has been returned to Persea recently. One of the hardiest of the relatives of the Avocado pear. Shiny evergreen foliage
but I have never seen it fruit anywhere.
10th February 2008
7th April 2008
In spite of all warnings about its dubious hardiness, I have never seen the leaves damaged in winter, and this snowfall didn't upset it for a moment.
20th December 2009
28th April 2016
1st March 2018