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Home  >  Horticultural Crops  >   Lavender Production, Products, Markets, and Entertainment Farms (Summary)

Lavender Production, Products, Markets, and Entertainment Farms


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By Katherine L. Adam

Published 2006

Updated 2006

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Introduction

This publication is intended for a beginning lavender grower with some horticultural experience. The publication discusses geographic and climatic considerations for lavender, soil preparation and cultivation techniques, lavender propagation materials, and field production. The publication also addresses lavender essential oils, evaluation of the bulk distillation industry, direct marketing of a variety of lavender products, and the potential for lavender agri-tourism. This publication also surveys clusters of lavender farms in Texas, California, and Washington, the lavender entertainment industry, and on-farm lavender product sales. Newly expanded lists of U.S. lavender farms and Web sites are also offered, as well as a list of other resources.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Suitable Location for Lavender Production
Cultivation
Cultivars and Propagation
Field Production of Lavender
Essential Oils
Lavender and Agri-tourism
Dungeness Valley Lavender Tourism
Direct Marketing
Requirements for Success in Lavender Production
References
Additional Links
Further Reading

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