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Mar 29, 2023  Week: 13

Delphinium Guardian Mixture

    Guardian Mixture Bloom

Grower Information:
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Scientific Name: Delphinium elatum

Common Name: Larkspur

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Raw

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel, Field

Planting Density: 25 to 45 plants/sq. meter (2 to 4 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Line

Flower Color (primary): Mixture

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Guardian is an F1 hybrid delphinium elatum that delivers programmable and reliable yields of stems.

Stem Length: 76 - 99cm (30 - 39")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when the first 1 to 2 flowers are fully open. For local markets, harvest when 30% of florets have opened.

Post-Harvest Recommendation: Delphinium are highly sensitive to ethylene; it is recommended to treat with an ethylene-inhibiting product immediately after harvest. Hydrate and store in a cooler at 1-3°C (34-38°F) in a commercial floral holding solution at the manufacturer recommended rate.

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