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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...

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PROBLEMS BAY LEAF

 

  • Leaf spots - often caused by waterlogged roots, or wet weather conditions. Plants in containers are also very prone to this, usually indicating that the compost has become...
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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...
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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...
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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,...

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