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  Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis )
Market Products:   (leaf);   (leaf);     Market size: 2,000 hectares (world), 200 ha (North America)   Prospects: prices stable, volume up
Culture Seed density: 1 seeds/gram   Exposure: sheltered position in full or half sun   Soil: well-drained, fertile, moist   Crop duration: 20-50 years
    Sowing rate: 30-60kg/ha   Planting: sow stratified seeds in beds or flats.   Yield: not available.   Pests: few problems   Diseases: few problems.   Buyers want: leaves dried flat for visual appearance.  
  Sowing rate: 5kg/1000plants.   Planting: sow in plugs or flats in March or April.   Seeds to finished plugs: 12 weeks (after stratification).   Plugs to saleable plants: 10 weeks to a year.   Pests: whitefly, scale, mealybug   Diseases: few problems.  
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