Scientific Name: Matthiola incana
Common Name: Seedling Selectable Matthiola (Stock)
Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel
Planting Density: 64 plants/sq. meter (6 plants/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Pink/Rose
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Centum is a seedling selectable type matthiola, resulting in maximum yield of high-quality, fully double stems.
Our selection of Centum has had consistent breeding for improvement and stock seed selection, which has resulted in more uniform populations and phenotypic purity over competing sources.
Centum is a Group 2, Spring Flowering type that tolerates transitional temperatures from Spring into early Summer; it delivers sturdy spikes and heavy stems across a full colour range.
Stem Length: 64 - 81cm (25 - 32")
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