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): Pink/Rose
Foliage Color: Light Green
Grow Your Margin, Grow Your Sales. Neo lets you grow over a longer period through the year and yield more usable stems from every sq. meter/sq. foot. Ship out better quality C. cristata and give florists a product that’s easier to arrange and easier to sell. Less long-day sensitive, making it easier to produce over a longer period during the year for most growers. Features unique colours and a much better leaf habit. Easier to work with for bouquets or flower arrangements due to smaller leaves.
Fastest to flower in the series and the only dark-stemmed variety, with a slightly smaller bloom. 7-11 weeks transplant to finish.
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
Protection Information : EU PBR43694