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Q-genetics to market potted rose genetics globally

Graff Breeding, Elvira Rose join forces in new company

What a good start of the new year for the more than 85 years old Danish hibiscus and poinsettia breeder and propagator Graff Kristensen and Graff Breeding. Next to winning the gold award in the Young Plants category at the AIPH Grower of the Year ceremony, one of their varieties have been awarded as.....

‘Coral’ and ‘Fuchsia’

Terra Nova Nurseries' sneak peek of two new Lewisia Constant

Terra Nova Nurseries announced today a sneak peek of two new varieties named Lewisia Constant ‘Coral’ and Lewisia Constant ‘Fuchsia’. These adorable varieties are the latest additions to the Constant collection from Terra Nova Nurseries. The Constant collection is unlike other lewisia collections because.....

ISO Group:

Cut, stick and check with the new Cutting & Planting 1800

The ISO Group presented the new Cutting & Planting 1800 at the IPM in Essen from January 24 through January 27. The Cutting & Planting 1800 has already been shown at the GreenTech in Amsterdam and was also nominated for the Greentech Innovation Award, but was further developed and improved last year.....

NL: Fachjan expands with 1.2 ha greenhouse

Fachjan has bought an additional 1.2 ha greenhouse (on 2.3 ha of land) in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands. Business is good and the company is growing nicely. This led to an increasing lack of space at the establishment in Honselersdijk, which they say was harming its appearance; the company is basically a.....

Netherlands: Plantion celebrates centenary

Plantion has been around for 100 years. In the very early morning, at 06.00 am last Wednesday, the fact that precisely 100 years ago a couple of growers in Utrecht laid the foundation for the current cooperative and company Plantion, was commemorated at the Plantion clock. CEO Peter Bakker gave a speech and.....

Jürgen von den Driesch, Brandkamp:

"Mixed containers beloved among young generation"

Mixing different plants in one pot. It is a beloved trend among the younger generation in Central and Northern Europe and an upcoming trend in Eastern Europe. This is explained by Jürgen von den Driesch, Sales Manager at German breeder and young plant grower Brandkamp. In 2015, they have put their first so.....

SPID introduces new propagation trays and crates

S.P.I.D. will introduce a number of new propagation trays at the upcoming European horticultural trade shows. The French manufacturer has again used the technical advice from a number of plant raisers to develop the full range of cultivation containers.Sandrine Quenea and Mickael Lescoet of SPID TraysOver.....

Benary announces joint venture in China

Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH are partnering with Jintian Seedling Company and ICAN Seed to create a new company focused on providing young plants to the rapidly growing Chinese bedding plant market. This new joint venture, called Jinpin Flower Seedling Company (Jinpin means “golden quality” in Chinese), is.....