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CULTIVAR SELECTION OF DAPHNE

CULTIVAR SELECTION OF DAPHNE Laurus nobilis ‘Aurea’ AGM (yellow-leaved bay tree) has golden-yellow foliage Laurus nobilis AGM (bay tree) is most commonly cultivated and used for culinary purposes Laurus nobilis f. angustiolia (willow-leaved laurel) has thinner leaves than bay, but they are still edible TURKISH BAY LEAF...
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PRUNING AND TRAINING OF BAY LEAF

PRUNING AND TRAINING OF BAY LEAF Pruning and training depends on whether you have trained the bay as a topiary or are simply growing it as a shrub in the ground. Topiary-trained bay are trimmed with secateurs during summer to encourage a dense habit and to maintain a balanced shape....
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CULTIVATION NOTES OF LAUREL LEAVES

CULTIVATION NOTES OF LAUREL LEAVES Bay can be grown in a number of ways. It thrives in containers, especially if watered regularly and positioned in a sheltered spot. In the garden, bay trees grow as a large bushy shrub or small tree, reaching a height of 7.5m (23ft) or more....
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USAGE OF LAUREL LEAVES

USAGE OF LAUREL LEAVES  In classical times, bay laurel was made into wreaths to crown poets, scholars and athletes. Culinarily, the leaf is added at the beginning of cooking soups and stews and slowly imparts a deep, rich flavor. The leaf is left whole so it can be retrieved before...
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ORIGIN OF THE BAY LEAF

ORIGIN OF THE BAY LEAF Probably Asia Minor. Today, the laurel tree grows all over the Mediterranean. Turkey is one of the main exporters. Because of its poor resistance to freezes, laurel cannot be grown outdoors in more Northern regions (except some fortunate parts of Britain, I have been told)....
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MAIN CONSTITUENTS OF BAY LEAF

  MAIN CONSTITUENTS OF BAY LEAF The essential oil from the leaves (0.8 to 3%) contains mostly 1,8 cineol (50%); furthermore, eugenol, acetyl eugenol, methyl eugenol, α- and β-pinene, phellandrene, linalool, geraniol and terpineol are found. The dried fruits contain 0.6 to 10% of essential oil, depending on provenance and...
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LAURUS NOBILIS

LAURUS NOBILIS Laurus nobilis is an evergreen Tree growing to 12 m (39ft) by 10 m (32ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone 8. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Apr to May. The flowers are dioecious (individual flowers are either male or...
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TURKISH LAUREL LEAVES

TURKISH LAUREL LEAVES   Turkey, which is the most important country in the world exporter of high-quality laurel, bay laurel leaves, exportation and the world is one of the few countries who meet about 90% requirement. Export value of medicinal and aromatic plants examined in the last five years, the...
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LAUREL LEAVES OR BAY LEAVES

LAUREL LEAVES OR BAY LEAVES (Laurus Nobilis) A laurel leaf is a leaf from any plant in the Laurus genus, but most often refers to leaves from the Laurus nobilis, or bay laurel tree. Laurel leaves from the bay laurel tree are also known as bay leaves, and have been...
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TURKISH DAPHNE

  TURKISH DAPHNE Having a rich fauna and flora, Turkey is fortunate to own the grounds which have been the host for many civilization, which contributed to the traditional knowledge on the use of herbs and spices. Also different climatic conditions throughout the country have been a significant contribution to...
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