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Save the Date for CAST23

Sarah Makiejus - Global Marketing Manager
Friday, February 17, 2023

Don’t miss your chance to experience California Spring Trials in Santa Paula. The annual CAST event will be held March 29-April 1, 2023, where you’ll find immersive displays of hundreds of new products that cross all facets of the greenhouse industry. Experts in plant breeding will be on-hand to answer questions and talk about the latest in solutions and innovations.

Pre-registration is required. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek at some of the newest varieties you don’t want to miss.


Caliburst™ Yellow Petchoa

At CAST23, see the debut of the first Petchoa from seed with all the color intensity gardeners love and added cold durability to thrive in Spring. This Petchoa from PanAmerican Seed offers an economical choice for early-season sales! Features include a controlled habit and easy production.


Sweet Talk™ Cuphea Series

A new heat-loving cuphea series from PanAmerican Seed! These beautiful cuphea blooms are a natural source of pollinator-attracting nectar. They’ll provide gardeners with a lively backyard gathering place for bees and hummingbirds. Offers a more refined plant form compared to competitors and includes a true Red.


Prism Pepper

New Prism produces tasty fruit that is halfway between mini and standard-size bell peppers. With green, orange and red fruit on the plant at the same time, this multicolor mix is attractive in the ground, as well as containers. The fruit also makes a delightful mix in baskets on farmstand tables. Features include early maturing and highly productive.

CAST23 is hosted at the PanAmerican Seed research facility in Santa Paula, California. For more details and to reserve your visit at our location, check out our registration website at

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