It is especially pleasant to come to the flower shops of Zelenkhoz on a gray winter day. Roses are especially popular among the customers. 260 thousand of these royal flowers have been cut in the greenhouses and sold through the specialized store of the enterprise since the beginning of the last year. Fifteen thousand of fresh cut roses were delivered for sale in December only.
Chrysanthemums enjoy cool conditions, they can be grown at the temperature of 10 degrees. “We grow them in accordance with the Dutch technologies, at the temperature of 20 degrees, with music accompaniment”, shares the deputy director on production, Ms. Valentina Shendukova. “We take care of them as of the members of royal family, that is why our local Vitebsk roses are notable for their thin vibrant aroma”.
The enterprise grow a wide variety of rose of different colors: yellow Penny Lane, pink and beige Jamilla, peachy Miss Piggy, white Avalanche, creamy Peach Avalanche, vinous Prestige, red and creamy Allstar and others.
Apart from roses, there are other flowers presented in the enterprise flower shops. Fifteen thousand pieces of chrysanthemums were sold during 2019. By the Women’s International Day the associates of Zelenkhoz greenhouses will cut fresh crops of tulips, freesia and roses. A wide variety of potted plants will be presented as well.