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May 17, 2022  Week: 20

Sunday™ Cherry Improved Celosia

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Scientific Name: Celosia plumosa

Common Name: Feather

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Pelleted

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel, Field

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

Usage: Secondary

Flower Color (primary): Red

Foliage Color: Medium Green

First professional cut version of the popular plume-shaped celosia. Full plumes and long, strong stems enhance high-end retail mixed bouquets. Short, programmable production time and high yield; ideal for high-density programs. Excellent vase life.

Earlier to flower, so it times better with the series under greenhouse cultivation, and it has a bright, intense colour.

Stem Length: 71 - 102cm (28 - 40")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems as plume is 90-100% developed.

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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