Nov 27, 2020  Week: 48

Neo™ 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): 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.

The tallest of the series, with bigger flower heads. 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

'Celbofirosa'

Protection Information : EU PBR43693

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