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.
Tallest of the series. More rose color, bigger flower heads, lighter green stems and slower to flower than Neo Pink. 9-13 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 PBR43693