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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).
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