The Limonium hybrids are perfect for the growing bouquet market as well as for solid bunches.
Breed and selected for strong stems, high productivity with many flushes, flower color and the lack of the typical limoniums smell. The calyx and flowers are firmly located in the stems. This new series is fresh, essential and back in fashion for the bouquets, coursages flower arrangements and solid bunches.
From planting 13 weeks.
80 plants/sq-m.net (8 plants/sq-ft.net).
Soil: Well drained, loose soil with no clusters, at least 25 cm (10 in.) deep. Avoid hard packed soil. Heavy soils should be improved prior to planting by tilling in organic mater.pH: 5.5 to 6.5.Netting: 2 levels.
Daily temperatures between 22-27°C and 12-16°C. at night are suitable for flower production.
Remove lower leaves starting when plants are 25 cm high. Repeat 3 to 4 times as the plant grows taller.
Keep at field capacity during all development at the plants. Stems will be taller if moisture is kept constant and soil is well drained.
Use fertilizer at the beginning of the crop and reduce it when leaves get color.Use minor elements once a week.
As soon as height is achieved, when the head is well formed.
Kale stems are very susceptible to bacterial damage. It is necessary to hydrate in water with a bactericide solution. Hydrate stems in the field immediately after harvesting.
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