Jul 10, 2020  Week: 28

Bombay Fiora Orange Rose Celosia

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Scientific Name: Celosia cristata

Common Name: Cockscomb

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Pelleted

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel

Planting Density: 64 to 80 plants/sq. meter (6 to 8 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Secondary

Flower Color (primary): Orange/Peach/Apricot

Flower Color (secondary): Orange/Peach/Apricot

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Programmable production, good for economical, high-density programs. High yields, strong stems and few off-shoot flowers. Flowers hold colour well and are well-suited to dried use.

Stem Length: 71 - 102cm (28 - 40")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems as crest is almost completely full.

Post-Harvest Recommendation: Strip 50-75% foliage. Use distilled water; no need for hydration or holding solutions. Avoid cold storage if possible.

Vase Life Recommendation: 7-14 days

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