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Mar 29, 2023  Week: 13

Katz Light Lavender Matthiola

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Scientific Name: Matthiola incana

Common Name: Extra-Early Flowering Tunnel Or Field-Grown Mattiola, Stock

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Raw

Cultivation Type: High Tunnel, Field

Planting Density: 126 plants/sq. meter (12 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Line

Flower Color (primary): Lavender/Violet

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Katz Matthiola will produce approximately 50% double-flowering plants. It requires less cold during bud formation, resulting in a more programmable series in warmer conditions.

Stem Length: 81cm (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

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