CRISPR/Cas9 used to introduce mutations into chrysanthemum

“Introducing mutations into higher polyploid plant species, especially for species without genome information, has been difficult”, memorize Mitsuko Kishi-Kaboshi, Ryutaro Aida and … [Read more...]

Amaryllis show garden open

Facilities NLvanGeest Amaryllis, Netherlands – photo: NLvanGeest Amaryllis

The show garden of Dutch specialist in selling and breeding of amaryllis NLvanGeest Amaryllis will be open for trade visitors until March 31 (from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and by appointment … [Read more...]

Sleeve and a separate insert are connected

Smartsleeve – photo: Koen Pack

Koen Pack - a Dutch based company which positions itself as a leader in packaging materials for the flower and plant industry - received a patent on the Smartsleeves. "A bouquet wrapped in a … [Read more...]

Dümmen Orange and Jan Spek Rozen strengthen each other

From left to right: Erik Spek, Elsa Spek, Philippe Veys, Harry Kloppenburg, Ingrid Kloppenburg – photo: Dümmen Orange

The partnership between Olij Breeding and Jan Spek Rozen – both Dutch based - was recently extended with the signing of a new contract. Following the integration of Olij Breeding into Dümmen … [Read more...]

New Canadians are missing plants from their home country

Jasminum sambac – photo: Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

In Canada, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) and Vaughan-based grocery chain Longo’s are working with Westbrook Floral in Niagara to bring the first Ontario-grown jasmine … [Read more...]

Nic van der Knaap awarded by RHS

Nic van der Knaap - photo: Anthura

Recently, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), the UK’s foremost gardening charity, announced the recipients of its prestigious annual awards for contributions to horticulture. In total 21 … [Read more...]

Supply Chic brought to next level

Chrysanthemum (spray) Chic - photo: Royal Van Zanten

Yesterday, February 23, Dutch nursery Henda Flowers brought the supply of Chrysanthemum Chic to a next level. Referring to this increased production breeder Royal Van Zanten refers once more … [Read more...]

Introducing Royce Lovely

Chrysanthemum (spray) Royce Lovely – photo: Deliflor

On 22 February the new spray chrysanthemum Royce Lovely will be supplied by Dutch grower Voort Chrysanten for the first time. Royce Lovely is bred by Deliflor. The breeder expects that this … [Read more...]

New Managing Director at Van Zanten Breeding

Sjoukje Heimovaara - photo: Royal Van Zanten

With effect from 1 April 2017 Royal Van Zanten plans to appoint Sjoukje Heimovaara as Managing Director of Van Zanten Breeding. She will succeed Henk Jacobs, who with effect from the same … [Read more...]

More and more new useful Muscari varieties

Muscari at CNB Muscari Week 2016 – photo: CNB

“In recent years, more and more new and very useful Muscari varieties have entered the market. Muscari performs well in pots, in the garden and in a bouquet”, states CNB, the Dutch mediator … [Read more...]