Patchouli, a member of the mint family, is easy to cultivate and produces essential oil with quite a high selling price. To obtain good quality essential oil, farmers need to focus on obtaining good root stock , perform maintenance on a regular basis, and have access to a distillery where dried leaves are purchased per kilo. Patchouli can be harvested every 2 – 3 months, that is why it makes a very good alternative source of family income.ARE YOU READY TO GROW PATCHOULI? Call to Action?
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