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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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CULTURE OF LAUREL LEAVES

 CULTURE OF LAUREL LEAVES In warm climates where seed is produced, seed may take six months to a year to germinate. Wood that is just beginning to harden makes the best cuttings, but even these take up to three months to root under the best conditions. This explains why potted...
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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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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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TURKISH HERBS

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