Scientific Name: Matthiola incana
Common Name: Traditional Field-Grown Matthiola, Stock
Propagation Method: Seed
Form Supplied As: Raw
Cultivation Type: Field
Planting Density: 2.5 kg/hectare (2.2 lbs./acre).
Flower Color (primary): Lavender/Violet
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Column Stock will produce approximately 50% double-flowering plants. It is best suited for field production in mild climates.
Stem Length: 61 - 76cm (24 - 30")
Harvest Recommendation: Harvest when 3-5 florets have opened.
Post-Harvest Recommendation: Matthiola are sensitive to ethylene; it is recommended to treat with an ethylene-inhibiting product. Hydrate and store in a cooler at 1-3°C (34-38°F) in commercial floral holding solution at the manufacturer recommended rates.
Vase Life Recommendation: 5-8 days