Starting the year with pot roses

Let's go back to January. In our first article looking back on the start of the year, we are taking you back to when colorful pot roses were in trend, new nurseries were started, and vase life prolonging innovations made their way to the floriculture market.


What colors are hot in pot roses?

“We see that all kind of yellows and orange to coffee colors are colors that customers start to like to see in pot roses increasingly more,” says Rosa Eskelund of Roses…

Hubert Brandkamp, Brandkamp:
Cut chrysanthemum: "important to be 'able to work in a team'"
Chrysanthemums are, after roses, the most produced and sold cut flower around the world. And over the last years, for the cut chrysanthemum, it is becoming more and more…


possibilities, opportunities for cut flower growers and producers
Trial shows potential of single stem marigold cut flowers for vase, bouquet use
Marigolds, Tegetes erecta, have increased in popularity over the last thirty years and are grown in most countries for pot, bedding and landscape purposes. But what about…


Dutch entrepreneurs start new tulip nursery in Poland
In the Polish city Kargowa, Dutch entrepreneurs Bert de Graaf and Marcel Muster started a new tulip nursery: Flora Tulips. This month, the first flowers will be harvested, the…


Get to know new cut flower division BloomStudios at Ball
"We plan to leverage the breeding powerhouse, advanced technologies that Ball has invested in"
"Are you familiar with the story of the disease-resistant impatiens Beacon of PanAmerican Seed? These are exactly the kind of breakthroughs and value, we want to bring into…



Van Paassen Chrysanten
Netherlands: A look inside this high-tech chrysanthemum greenhouse
Things can go fast. The end of 2019, it was decided and exactly one year later, the first round of Pina Colada was harvested. Dutch grower Fred van Paassen is very happy: "The…


Arie van den Berg, Berg RoseS:
"2020 has been a challenging year to sell white roses"
"2020 has been a challenging year to sell white roses. For the reds, however, it probably was the best year ever," says Arie van den Berg of Berg RoseS, who grows roses in the…


"Peony growers can store their flowers for a duration of 10 to 12 weeks"
Innovative low oxygen box extends cut flower shelf life
It does not only enable flower growers to extend their season, it also makes them more flexible in deciding when to sell the flowers. The product in question is the low oxygen…


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