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Jan 26, 2023  Week: 4

Tosca Rose Matthiola

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Scientific Name: Matthiola incana

Common Name: Northern Greenhouse Selectable Matthiola, Stock

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Raw

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel

Planting Density: 64 plants/sq. meter (6 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Line

Flower Color (primary): Pink/Rose

Foliage Color: Light Green

Tosca is a seedling selectable type matthiola, resulting in maximum yield. It requires less cold during bud formation, resulting in a more programable series in warmer conditions.

Stem Length: 61 - 81cm (24 - 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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