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General Lemon Leaf (Salal) Information


Dried Flower Salal

Lemon Leaf (Salal)

Gaultheria shallon

Lemon Leaf, or Salal, has woody branches of round to oval bright green dried leaves.

Dyed: basil or burgundy

Perennial
Common Names Salal
Height 18 inches.
Cultivar  
Propagation Pacific Coast
Cultivation Pacific Coast
Disease  
Harvest Pacific Coast
Drying Hang Lemon Leaf upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place.
Uses Salal (Lemon Leaf) is very commonly used in dried flower wreaths.
Comments Lemon Leaf MUST be kept out of direct sunlight or it will loose all of its green color.
Notes We do offer a basil dyed lemon leaf which is less prone to fading!

Although this leaf is called 'Lemon Leaf', they have nothing to do with Lemon trees. They actually grow on a Salal tree. The salal leaf's size, color and shape does have similar characteristics to those of a lemon leaf though and gives rise to the lemon leaf name.
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