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California Spring Trials, day 2

Today is the second day of the five-day California Spring Trials. Everyone seems excited to welcome people to their location again and are doing their very best to show growers, distributors, and retailers the potential of their new, improved, and existing products and ideas. Besides being colorful and aesthetically appealing, many displays are also informative, showcasing the characteristics and benefits of a variety or series.

Below is an impression of what's on display, and on Monday, April 3, we will publish the full photo report.

Seedy Fatty, Christian Westhoff, and Bart Hayes of Westhoff at the Greenfuse Botanicals location in Somis, where they present their highlights together with Hem Genetics, Schoneveld, Westhoff, Vitroflora, Beekenkamp, and, of course, Greenfuse Botanicals. 

Jim Devereux and Steve Jones of Greenfuse Botanicals.

Lisa Heredia  of Danziger with Blazing Star™ Bidens and 
Lia™ Spark Pink Calibrachoa. Danziger is presenting their varieites at Headstart Nursery in Gilroy. 

Jonathan Cooper of Green Trade Horticulture is presenting their varieties at Santa Barbara Polo Club in Carpinteria. At this location, also Vivero International, Planthaven, Suntory, PP&L, VitroFlora, Sunset Plant Collection, and Southern Living Plant Collection are presenting their products. 

Some more pictures of the displays at Santa Barbara Polo Club in Carpinteria.

Locations and breeders: 

  • American Takii in Salinas
    (American Takii, HilverdaFlorist, Sahin)
  • Ball Horticultural Company in Santa Paula
    (BallFloraPlant, DarwinPerennials, KieftSeed, PanAmerican Seed, Selecta one, BallIngenuity, Morel)
  • Benary in Watsonville
    (Benary and Benary+)
  • Danziger in Gilroy
  • Dümmen Orange in San Luis Obispo
    (Dümmen Orange)
  • Green Fuse Botanicals in Somis
    (Beekenkamp, Greenfuse Botanicals, Hem Genetics, Schoneveld Breeding, Westhoff, Vitroflora)
  • Sakata Seed America
    (Sakata, Kientzler North America)
  • Santa Barbara Polo Club in Carpinteria
    (Vivero International, Planthaven, Suntory, PP&L, GreenTrade, VitroFlora and Sunset PLant Collectino, and Southern Living Plant Collection)
  • Suncrest Nurseries in Watsonville
    (Cohen, Hishtil, Jaldety, Prudac, Pure Line Seeds, Nir Nursery, and Kamel)
  • Syngenta Flowers in Gilroy
    (Syngenta Flowers and Thinkplants)

Click here for more information about all participating breeders. 

Click here for more information about the locations.

Reservation required
To visit the companies, registration is required. You can request individual appointments with the Book Now link for each location. 

For more information:
California Spring Trials 2023

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