Medium sized tree related to allspice whose leaves contain and aromatic oil.
A fairly short or medium sized tree.
The bay rum is hardy to 26-30F.
Plant care is roughly similar to allspice. Grow in full sun or light shade, and provide regular watering.
Oil is distilled from the leaves and is used in perfumes. A type of cologne named bay rum was historically made by distilling the oil using rum and water.
Native to the West Indies.